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Here’s how you can identify adolescents, especially girls, at risk of self-injury

Study reveals how you can predict the first occurrence of non-suicidal self-harm or potentially life-threatening behaviour among adolescents
Here’s how you can identify adolescents at risk of self-harm(Twitter/s3lfh4rming)
Here’s how you can identify adolescents at risk of self-harm(Twitter/s3lfh4rming)
Updated on Sep 10, 2020 10:32 AM IST
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Washington [US] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

3 in 4 Indian adolescents not active enough: Study

Globally, 81% of those surveyed were insufficiently physically active in 2016, with boys more active than girls. Around 77.6% boys were inactive, compared to 84.7% girls.
Three in four adolescents and teens in India are not getting the one hour of daily exercise.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Three in four adolescents and teens in India are not getting the one hour of daily exercise.(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Nov 23, 2019 05:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySanchita Sharma

Future repercussions of alcohol intoxication among adolescents

The authors found that, about 1/3 of adolescent drinkers experienced first intoxication by age 15, about 1/3 experienced it after age 15 years, and about 1/3 had used alcohol but never to intoxication.
The results of the current study clearly suggest the importance of considering the contribution of contexts to alcohol early initiation and problems to inform the development of preventive interventions specific to contexts.(Unsplash)
The results of the current study clearly suggest the importance of considering the contribution of contexts to alcohol early initiation and problems to inform the development of preventive interventions specific to contexts.(Unsplash)
Updated on Feb 17, 2019 11:45 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

World No Tobacco Day: 12 crore smoke in India, docs concerned as more adolescents getting addicted

The staggering data also reveals that 24 per cent of children in India under the age of 16 have used some form of tobacco in the past and 14 per cent are still using tobacco products.
As per National family Health Survey, 44 percent of men in India consume tobacco in some form.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
As per National family Health Survey, 44 percent of men in India consume tobacco in some form.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Updated on May 30, 2018 04:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByJui Dharwadkar, Pune

This allergy can increase the risk of depression, anxiety in adolescents

The studies indicated that hay fever with or without eye allergies can negatively impact aspects of daily life that include driving and reading ability and can have a negative effect on psychological function.
Hay fever can cause depression and anxiety.(Shutterstock)
Hay fever can cause depression and anxiety.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 25, 2018 02:52 PM IST
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Asian News International, Washington DC | ByHT Correspondent

Depressive adolescents less likely to show symptoms on social media

Social media use can provide important information on the mental health of adolescents, including their own descriptions of their experiences. The purpose of this study was to analyse the patterns of social media posting describing depressive symptoms among an at-risk cohort of adolescents at two time points.
The research suggests that adolescents with a diagnosis of depression may feel less stigmatised describing depressed mood on social media.(Shutterstock)
The research suggests that adolescents with a diagnosis of depression may feel less stigmatised describing depressed mood on social media.(Shutterstock)
Published on May 06, 2018 04:50 PM IST
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