Course: Adolescent Health and Development

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Session Topic Readings
0 Introduction, Requirements

Adolescence: a field of study
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1-2 The History of Adolescence

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3-4 Adolescent Puberty and Development   Patton G., Viner R. (2007). Pubertal Transitions in Health. The Lancet 369:1130-1139

Casey, P. J. Getz, S. Galvivan, A. (2008). The Adolescent Brain. Developmental Review 28:62-77.

5 Adolescent Risk Taking

Sales, J. and Irwin, C.  (2009) Theories of Adolescent Risk Taking: The Biopsychosocial Model. In: DiClemente, R.,  Santelli, J., Crosby, R. (Eds) Adolescent Health: Understanding and Preventing Risk Behavior, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2009:31-50.

Hurrelmann K., Richter M. (2006). Risk Behavior in Adolescence: The Relationship Between Developmental and Health Problems. American Journal of Public Health. 14: 20-28
6 Adolescents in the Family

Ackard, D., Neumark-Sztainer, D., Story, M., Perry, C. (2006). Parent-Child Connectedness and Behavioral and Emotional Health Among Adolescents. American Journal of Preventative Medicine. 30:59�66.

Amato P. (2005). The Impact of Family Formation Change on the Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Well-Being of the Next Generation. The Future of Children 15:75-96

7 Social Capital and Social Contexts: the role of school Rothstein, R., Class and Schools, Chapter 5:  Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap.  Pp 129-149.

Jackson, M. (2009) Understanding Links between Adolescent Health and Educational Attainment, Demography, 46(4): 671-694.
8 Resilience in Adolescence

Blum, L., Blum, R.  Resilience in Adolescence in DiClemente, R., Santelli, J., Crosby, R. (Eds) Adolescent Health: Understanding and Preventing Risk Behavior, San Francisco:Jossey-Bass, 2009:51-76.

9 Trends in Adolescent Health: US teens and young adults

Mulye, T., Park, M. J., Nelson, C., Adams, S. Irwin, C., and Brindis, C.  (2009) Trends in Adolescent and Young Adult Health in the United States. Journal of Adolescent Health. 45:8-4.

Setterstein, R.A., Ray, B. (2010) What's Going on with Young People Today? The Long and Twisting Path to Adulthood, The Future of Children, 20(1): 19-41.

10 Depression and Suicidality Bridge, J., Goldstein, T., Brent , D. (2006). Adolescent suicide and suicidal behavior. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 47:372-394.

Thompson, M., Kuruwita, C., E. Michael Foster, E. M. (2009). Transitions in suicide risk in a nationally representative sample of adolescents.  Journal of Adolescent Health. 44:5 Pages 458-463.

11-12 Adolescent Substance Use and Abuse

Hingson, R. (2009)  The Legal Drinking Age and Underage Drinking in the United States. Archives Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 163(7):598-600.

Masten, A.S.,Faden, V.B., Zucker, R. A., Spear, L.P. (2008) Underage Drinking: A Developmental Framework.  Pediatrics. 121;S235-S251.
13 Juvenile Violence

Ybarra, M.,  Diener-West, M., Markow, D.,  Leaf, P., Hamberger, M., Boxer, P. (2008)  Linkages Between Internet and Other Media Violence With Seriously Violent Behavior by Youth. Pediatrics. 122 (5);929-937.

Ramchand R, Morral AR, Becker K. (2009)  Seven-year life outcomes of adolescent offenders in Los Angeles. American Journal of Public Health. 99(5):863-70.

Vreeman R., Carroll A.  (2007) A Systematic Review of School-Based Interventions to Prevent Bullying. Arch Pediatrics Adolescent Medicine 161: 78-88.

14 Obesity in Adolescence Sharma M (2006). School-Based Interventions for Childhood and Adolescent Obesity. Obesity Reviews 7:261-269

15 Adolescent Reproductive Health and Behavior

Santelli, J., Carter, M., Orr, M., Dittus, P.  (2009) Trends in sexual risk behaviors, by nonsexual risk behavior involvement, U.S. high school students, 1991-2007. Journal of Adolescent Health. 44:372-379.

Jemmott, J., Jemmott, L., Fong, G., (2010) Efficacy of a Theory Based Abstinence-Only Intervention over 24 months, Arch Pediatr Adol Med., 164(2): 152-159.
16 Effective Youth Programs and Their Elements Bobek, D., Zaff, J., Li, Y., Lerner, R. (2009). Cognitive, emotional, and behavioral components of civic action: Towards an integrated measure of civic engagement. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. 30:615-627.

Grossman J., Bulle M. (2006) Review of What Youth Programs Do to Increase the Connectedness of Youth with Adults. Journal of Adolescent Health 39:788-799
Supplemental Readings Blakemore S.J., Choudhury S. (2006). Development of the Adolescent Brain: Implications for Executive Function and Social Cognition. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 47:296-312

Mullis, R., Rathge, R., (2003)  Predictors of academic performance during early adolescence:  A contextual view. International Journal of Behavioral Development. 27(6):541-548.

Johnson, S., Blum, R., Giedd, J. (2009) Adolescent Maturity and the Brain: Promises and Pitfalls of Neuroscience Research in Adolescent Health Policy. J Adol Health 45:216-221.

Skara Silvana, Sussman Steve (2003). A Review of 25 Long-Term Adolescent Tobacco and Other Drug Use Prevention Program Evaluations. Preventive Medicine 37:451-474

Knox Kerry, Conwell Yeates, Caine Eric (2004). If Suicide is a Public Health Problem, What are We Doing to Prevent it? Am J Public Health 94:1:37-45

Weinberger Daniel, Elvevag Brita, Giedd Jay (2005). The Adolescent Brain: A Work in Progress. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. www.teenpregnancy.org

Perreira Krista, Harris Kathleen, Lee Dohoon (2006). Making it in America: High School Completion by Immigrant and Native Youth. Demography 43:3:511-536

Christakis, N., Fowler J. (2007). The Spread of Obesity in a Large Social Network over 32 Years. N Engl J Med 57:370-379

Kliewer Wendy, Murrelle Lenn (2007). Rick and Protective Factors for Adolescent Substance Use: Findings from a Study in Selected Central American Countries. Journal of Adolescent Health 40:448-455

Bauer Nerissa, Lozano Paula, Rivera Frederick (2007). The Effectiveness of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in Public Middle Schools: A Controlled Trial. Journal of Adolescent Health 40:266-274

Eisenberg Marla, Resnick Michael (2006). Suicidality Among Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Youth:  The Role of Protective Factors. Journal of Adolescent Health 39:662-668

Kirby Douglas, Laris B.A., Rolleri Lori (2007). Sex and HIV Education Programs: Their Impact on Sexual Behaviors of Young People Throughout the World. Journal of Adolescent Health 40: 206-217

Raneri Leslie, Wiemann Constance (2007). Social Ecological Predictors of Repeat Adolescent Pregnancy. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 39:1:39-47

East, Patricia, Reyes Barbara, Horn Emily (2007). Association Between Adolescent Pregnancy and a Family History of Teenage Births. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 39:2:108-115

Valente, T., Fujimoto, K., Chou, C-P, Spruijt-Metz, D. (2009). Adolescent Affiliations and Adiposity: A Social Network Analysis of Friendships and Obesity. Journal of Adolescent Health 45:202-204.

Forhan, S. et. al. (2009) Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infections among Adolescent Females aged 14-19 in the United States, Pediatrics, 124:1505-1512.