The correlation between family relationships and brain activity within the reward circuit in adolescents with Internet gaming disorder (2020)

Sci Rep. 2020; 10: 9951. Published online 2020 Jun 19. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-66535-3 PMCID: PMC7305223 PMID: 32561779 Hyunchan Hwang, Jisun Hong, Sun Mi Kim, and Doug Hyun Han Abstract Disrupted reward circuits and diminished behavioural control have been suggested as the pathophysiologies of Internet gaming disorder (IGD). Family functioning is thought to play an important role in […]

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Factors Influencing Premarital Sexual Attitude among Adolescents in East Coast Malaysia.

Source: International Medical Journal . Jun2020, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p259-262. 4p. Author(s): Misron, Siti Nor Fadhlina; Husain, Maruzairi Abstrac Background: Adolescence is a transitional period whereby a person attempts to try something new and risky including premarital sexual behaviour. Their attitudes are influenced by multiple factors that change over time. Objective: This study highlights […]

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Psychosocial Distress and Exposure to Sexually Explicit Materials as Correlates of Sexual  Intercourse among Adolescents in Dodoma–Tanzania (2020)

Hussein A, Ismail A,  Malero A, Dadi H, Charles J, Sando M, Fawzi W, Vuai S Preprint from Research Square, 08 Jun 2020 DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-31696/v1 PPR: PPR173605  Abstract Background: Adolescents’ sexuality is topical in public health discussions owing to its ability to increase the risk of HIV infection and other sexually transmitted diseases. Research shows that […]

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Impact of Problematic Internet Use on the Self-Esteem of Adolescents in the Selected School, Kerala, India (2020)

Arch Psychiatr Nurs  . 2020 Jun;34(3):122-128. doi: 10.1016/j.apnu.2020.02.008. Epub 2020 Feb 10. Preeti Mathew  1 , Raman Krishnan Dr  2 PMID: 32513461 DOI: 10.1016/j.apnu.2020.02.008 Abstract Background: Internet use is one of the essential tools of our present-day society whose impact is seen on adolescents such as increased use of the internet because they have free easy […]

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The Relationship Between Bullying Victimization and Depression in Adolescents: Multiple Mediating Effects of Internet Addiction and Sleep Quality (2020)

Psychol Health Med . 2020 Jun 1;1-11. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2020.1770814. Ruilin Cao  1 , Tingting Gao  1 , Hui Ren  1 , Yueyang Hu  1 , Zeying Qin  1 , Leilei Liang  1 , Songli Mei  1 Abstract Various studies have found that bullying victimization is an important factor affecting depression. However, few studies have explored the underlying mechanism of this effect. […]

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The Roles of Parent-and-Child Mental Health and Parental Internet Addiction in Adolescent Internet Addiction: Does a Parent-and-Child Gender Match Matter? (2020)

Front Public Health . 2020 May 15;8:142. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00142. eCollection 2020. Lawrence T Lam  1   2 Abstract Objective: This study aimed to investigate the relationship between parental mental health, particularly depression, and Internet addiction (IA) among adolescents taking into consideration adolescent mental health and parental IA as possible mediating factors. Of particular interest was […]

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The Confluence Model of Sexual Aggression: An Application With Adolescent Males (2020)

Study on 10th grade males reports numerous negative outcomes related to violent porn use: ————————————– Huntington, Charlie, Deborah N. Pearlman, and Lindsay Orchowski. Journal of Interpersonal Violence (2020): 0886260520915550. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260520915550 Abstract The Confluence Model of Sexual Aggression is a well-established framework for understanding factors that contribute to men’s perpetration of sexual aggression against women, highlighting […]

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Adolescent obesity and dietary decision making—a brain-health perspective (2020)

Cassandra J Lowe et al. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health doi:10.1016/S2352-4642(19)30404-3. Abstract Adolescence represents a key period of brain development underpinned by the ongoing maturation of the prefrontal cortex—a brain region involved in the regulation of behaviour and cognition. Given the high prevalence of obesity in adolescents worldwide, this Review examines neurobiological and neurocognitive […]

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