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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 130 avhandlingar innehållade orden adolescent girls.
1. Diabetes in adolescent girls : Endocrine influences on metabolic control with special regard to the GHI/IGF-I Axis
Sammanfattning : Metabolic control frequently deteriorates during puberty in girls with IDDM, and is often accompanied by excessive weight gain. This impairment has been ascribed the peripubertal psychosocial as well as somatic changes. Puberty is characterised by a unique endocrine milieu. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The study engaged a total population of 16-17-year-old urban high-school students and 2300 (93%) were screened for depression and previous suicide attempts. Adolescents with high depression scores in self-evaluation (12.3%) or reporting previous suicide attempts (2. LÄS MER
3. Adolescent pregnancies in the Amazon basin of Ecuador : a rights and gender approach to girls' sexual and reproductive health
Sammanfattning : Adolescent pregnancy has been associated with adverse health and social outcomes, but it has also been favorably viewed as a pathway to adulthood. In Ecuador, where 20% of girls aged between 15-19 years get pregnant, the adolescent fertility rate has increased and inequalities between adolescent girls from different educational, socio-economic levels and geographical regions are prominent: 43% of illiterate adolescents become pregnant compared to 11% with secondary education. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Previous research has described that disordered eating (DE) is common in adolescents, especially in girls. DE is defined as maladaptive behaviours (e.g., vomiting) and negative attitudes toward eating and one’s body shape, appearance, and weight. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Globally, psychological health problems are currently among the most serious public health challenges. Adolescent girls suffer from internalizing problems, such as somatic symptoms and mental health problems, at higher rates than in decades. LÄS MER