Technology and Adolescent Health

Technology and Adolescent Health
Author: Megan A. Moreno,Andrea J. Hoopes
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 426
Release: 2020-03-20
ISBN 10: 0128173203
ISBN 13: 9780128173206
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Technology and Adolescent Health Book Review:

Technology and Adolescent Health: In Schools and Beyond discusses how today's adolescents are digital natives, using technology at home and in school to access information, for entertainment, to socialize and do schoolwork. This book summarizes research on how technology use impacts adolescent mental health, sleep, physical activity and eating habits. In addition, it identifies monitoring and screening technology-based tools for use with adolescents. Summarizes the effects of digital technology use on adolescent mental health Advises on best practices for adolescent technology use in home and schools Identifies digital tools to monitor adolescent health Includes effects on sleep, addiction, socialization, eating and exercise habits Provides both the positive and negative consequences of technology use

Technology and Adolescent Mental Health

Technology and Adolescent Mental Health
Author: Megan A. Moreno,Ana Radovic
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 302
Release: 2018-03-01
ISBN 10: 3319696386
ISBN 13: 9783319696386
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Technology and Adolescent Mental Health Book Review:

This comprehensive book provides a framework for healthcare providers working with the dual challenges and opportunities presented by the intersection of mental health and technology. Technology and Adolescent Mental Health provides recent, evidence-based approaches that are applicable to clinical practice and adolescent care, with each chapter including a patient case illustrating key components of the chapter contents. Early chapters address the epidemiology of mental health, while the second section of the book deals with how both offline and online worlds affect mental health, presenting both positive and negative outcomes, and focusing on special populations of at-risk adolescents. The third section of the book focuses on technology uses for observation, diagnosis or screening for mental health conditions. The final section highlights promising future approaches to technology, and tools for improving intervention and treatment for mental health concerns and illnesses. This book will be a key resource for pediatricians, family physicians, internal medicine providers, adolescent medicine and psychiatry specialists, psychologists, social workers, as well as any other healthcare providers working with adolescents and mental health care.

Teenagers and Technology

Teenagers and Technology
Author: Chris Davies,Rebecca Eynon
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 0415684587
ISBN 13: 9780415684583
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Teenagers and Technology Book Review:

The popular media often presents a negative picture of young people and technology. From addiction to gaming, the distractions of the Internet, to the risks of social networking, the downsides of new technology in the lives of teenagers are often over-blown. Teenagers and Technology presents a balanced picture of the part played by technology in the lives of young people. Drawing on extensive interviews conducted over several years, this book offers a timely and non-sensational exploration of teenagers' experiences and opinions about the digital technologies they use, desire and dislike. The book covers a range of topical subjects including: Social networking and online engagement in the wider social world Building online self-identity and group membership Technology in the home Developing technology skills in support of learning Drawing on technological resources in the journey towards adulthood. Grounded in what young people actually say about using new technology in their daily lives, Teenagers and Technology presents a picture in which young people have in some respects a unique relationship to technology, but one that is actually not exceptional or of a completely different order to how people in general relate to it. By providing a nuanced view on the topic, Teenagers and Technology counters the extreme accounts of 'digital youth', and exaggerated anxieties created by the mass media. It will be of interest to students and academics working in the fields of adolescent and Internet studies, along with education professionals, practitioners, teenagers and their parents.

The Science of Adolescent Risk Taking

The Science of Adolescent Risk Taking
Author: National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Board on Children, Youth, and Families,Committee on the Science of Adolescence
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2011-02-25
ISBN 10: 0309158524
ISBN 13: 9780309158527
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Science of Adolescent Risk Taking Book Review:

Adolescence is a time when youth make decisions, both good and bad, that have consequences for the rest of their lives. Some of these decisions put them at risk of lifelong health problems, injury, or death. The Institute of Medicine held three public workshops between 2008 and 2009 to provide a venue for researchers, health care providers, and community leaders to discuss strategies to improve adolescent health.

The App Generation

The App Generation
Author: Howard Gardner,Katie Davis
Publsiher: Yale University Press
Total Pages: 257
Release: 2013-10-22
ISBN 10: 030019918X
ISBN 13: 9780300199185
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The App Generation Book Review:

No one has failed to notice that the current generation of youth is deeply--some would say totally--involved with digital media. Professors Howard Gardner and Katie Davis name today's young people The App Generation, and in this spellbinding book they explore what it means to be "app-dependent" versus "app-enabled" and how life for this generation differs from life before the digital era. Gardner and Davis are concerned with three vital areas of adolescent life: identity, intimacy, and imagination. Through innovative research, including interviews of young people, focus groups of those who work with them, and a unique comparison of youthful artistic productions before and after the digital revolution, the authors uncover the drawbacks of apps: they may foreclose a sense of identity, encourage superficial relations with others, and stunt creative imagination. On the other hand, the benefits of apps are equally striking: they can promote a strong sense of identity, allow deep relationships, and stimulate creativity. The challenge is to venture beyond the ways that apps are designed to be used, Gardner and Davis conclude, and they suggest how the power of apps can be a springboard to greater creativity and higher aspirations.

iGen

iGen
Author: Jean M. Twenge
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2017-08-22
ISBN 10: 1501152025
ISBN 13: 9781501152023
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

iGen Book Review:

As seen in Time, USA TODAY, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and on CBS This Morning, BBC, PBS, CNN, and NPR, iGen is crucial reading to understand how the children, teens, and young adults born in the mid-1990s and later are vastly different from their Millennial predecessors, and from any other generation. With generational divides wider than ever, parents, educators, and employers have an urgent need to understand today’s rising generation of teens and young adults. Born in the mid-1990s up to the mid-2000s, iGen is the first generation to spend their entire adolescence in the age of the smartphone. With social media and texting replacing other activities, iGen spends less time with their friends in person—perhaps contributing to their unprecedented levels of anxiety, depression, and loneliness. But technology is not the only thing that makes iGen distinct from every generation before them; they are also different in how they spend their time, how they behave, and in their attitudes toward religion, sexuality, and politics. They socialize in completely new ways, reject once sacred social taboos, and want different things from their lives and careers. More than previous generations, they are obsessed with safety, focused on tolerance, and have no patience for inequality. With the first members of iGen just graduating from college, we all need to understand them: friends and family need to look out for them; businesses must figure out how to recruit them and sell to them; colleges and universities must know how to educate and guide them. And members of iGen also need to understand themselves as they communicate with their elders and explain their views to their older peers. Because where iGen goes, so goes our nation—and the world.

Sexuality in Adolescence

Sexuality in Adolescence
Author: Meredith Temple-Smith,Susan Moore,Doreen Rosenthal
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2015-08-11
ISBN 10: 1317909593
ISBN 13: 9781317909590
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sexuality in Adolescence Book Review:

Sexuality in Adolescence: The Digital Generation provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of research and theory about adolescent sexuality in today’s world. The book examines biological, social and health-related approaches and reviews qualitative and quantitative research from psychology, sociology, epidemiology and medicine, emphasising the interplay between perspectives and privileging the voices of young people as they discuss the joys and pains of sexual awakening. The focus is on understanding healthy sexual development and its many variations, but problems and issues arising as young people make their journey to adult sexuality are also considered. The book presents global research on many key issues of our time, including the impact of media and technology on adolescent sexuality, changes in adolescent sexual behaviors and beliefs, sexual risk taking, sex education, and teen pregnancy and abortion. This fully revised and updated third edition of Sexuality in Adolescence also addresses the crucial issues of sexual diversity, sexual safety and sexual communication, including coercion, peer pressure and double standards. In Sexuality in Adolescence: The Digital Generation, the authors aim to promote sexual wellbeing, and argue for the importance of the adolescent period as a time for engendering healthy sexual attitudes and practices. This book will be valuable reading for students in the social, behavioural and health sciences who are interested in adolescent development and the topic of sexuality, as well as for professionals working with young people and families.

Adolescent Health and Wellbeing

Adolescent Health and Wellbeing
Author: Alessandro Pingitore,Francesca Mastorci,Cristina Vassalle
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2019-11-14
ISBN 10: 3030258165
ISBN 13: 9783030258160
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Adolescent Health and Wellbeing Book Review:

This book presents a detailed and updated review of the widespread changes that take place during adolescence, adopting a preventive perspective that reflects physical, social, cognitive, and emotional changes. It addresses a broad range of aspects, including: the preventive programs and their systemic effects; the role of environment in influencing the healthy behaviors of adolescents and young adults; the use of e-Health technology in health and behavioral interventions for adolescents; and the clinical and prognostic implications of primordial prevention in healthy adolescents. All of these elements are subsequently reviewed using a multidimensional approach, in order to offer extensive information on the complex changes that characterize adolescents’ physiological, psychological, and neurobiological development. In addition, the book depicts the preventive strategies currently used in various social settings (school, family, sport club, health policies) aimed not only at reducing lifestyle risk behaviors, but also at improving resilience, happiness, social involvement, self-esteem, and sociability. This update is essential in the light of the fact that, to date, prevention has mainly been directed towards adolescents with physical or mental disorders rather than their healthy peers. As such, the book offers a valuable tool for pediatricians, child and adolescents psychiatrists, and for all professionals involved in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

The Promise of Adolescence

The Promise of Adolescence
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Children, Youth, and Families,Committee on the Neurobiological and Socio-behavioral Science of Adolescent Development and Its Applications
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 492
Release: 2019-07-26
ISBN 10: 0309490111
ISBN 13: 9780309490115
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Promise of Adolescence Book Review:

Adolescenceâ€"beginning with the onset of puberty and ending in the mid-20sâ€"is a critical period of development during which key areas of the brain mature and develop. These changes in brain structure, function, and connectivity mark adolescence as a period of opportunity to discover new vistas, to form relationships with peers and adults, and to explore one's developing identity. It is also a period of resilience that can ameliorate childhood setbacks and set the stage for a thriving trajectory over the life course. Because adolescents comprise nearly one-fourth of the entire U.S. population, the nation needs policies and practices that will better leverage these developmental opportunities to harness the promise of adolescenceâ€"rather than focusing myopically on containing its risks. This report examines the neurobiological and socio-behavioral science of adolescent development and outlines how this knowledge can be applied, both to promote adolescent well-being, resilience, and development, and to rectify structural barriers and inequalities in opportunity, enabling all adolescents to flourish.

Adolescent Health

Adolescent Health
Author: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1991
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:23887150
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Teen Years Explained

The Teen Years Explained
Author: Clea McNeely,Jayne Blanchard
Publsiher: Jayne Blanchard
Total Pages: 103
Release: 2010-02-01
ISBN 10: 0615302467
ISBN 13: 9780615302461
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Teen Years Explained Book Review:

We idealize childhood and demonize adolescence, often viewing the typical teenager as a bundle of problems. Yet according to a new book, The Teen Years Explained: A Guide to Healthy Adolescent Development, by Clea McNeely, MPH, DrPH and Jayne Blanchard, adolescence can be a time of opportunity, not turmoil. By understanding the developmental stages and changes of adolescence, both teens and adults can get the most out of this second decade of life. In plain English, this guide incorporates the latest scientific findings about physical, emotional, cognitive, identity formation, sexual and spiritual development with tips and strategies on how to use this information in real-life situations involving teens. Whether you have five minutes or five hours, you will find something useful in this book. This practical and colorful guide to healthy adolescent development is an essential resource for parents, teens, and all people who work with young people.

Psycho Socio Physical Dimensions of Adolescent Health Management Emerging Research and Opportunities

Psycho Socio Physical Dimensions of Adolescent Health Management  Emerging Research and Opportunities
Author: Nanda, Sapna
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 202
Release: 2018-12-14
ISBN 10: 1522573852
ISBN 13: 9781522573852
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psycho Socio Physical Dimensions of Adolescent Health Management Emerging Research and Opportunities Book Review:

Today’s youth experience a period of major physical, physiological, psychological, and behavioral changes with changing patterns of social interactions and relationships. The changing environments in which adolescents live impacts their behavior, which in turn can implicate their health and wellbeing. The changing nature of these health problems amongst adolescents calls for new responses from the medical sector to promote and protect their health. Psycho-Socio-Physical Dimensions of Adolescent Health Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the protection of adolescent health and wellbeing by strategizing better healthcare initiatives and programs, as well as assessing the impact of various healthcare approaches in modifying the health and behavior of adolescents. Covering topics that include growth patterns, improving mental health, and interpersonal relationships, this book is ideally designed for healthcare professionals, psychologists, psychiatrists, sociologists, social workers, researchers, policymakers, and scholars.

Adolescent Health Services

Adolescent Health Services
Author: Institute of Medicine,National Research Council,Board on Children, Youth, and Families,Committee on Adolescent Health Care Services and Models of Care for Treatment, Prevention, and Healthy Development
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 366
Release: 2009-01-03
ISBN 10: 0309114675
ISBN 13: 9780309114677
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Adolescent Health Services Book Review:

Adolescence is a time of major transition, however, health care services in the United States today are not designed to help young people develop healthy routines, behaviors, and relationships that they can carry into their adult lives. While most adolescents at this stage of life are thriving, many of them have difficulty gaining access to necessary services; other engage in risky behaviors that can jeopardize their health during these formative years and also contribute to poor health outcomes in adulthood. Missed opportunities for disease prevention and health promotion are two major problematic features of our nation's health services system for adolescents. Recognizing that health care providers play an important role in fostering healthy behaviors among adolescents, Adolescent Health Services examines the health status of adolescents and reviews the separate and uncoordinated programs and services delivered in multiple public and private health care settings. The book provides guidance to administrators in public and private health care agencies, health care workers, guidance counselors, parents, school administrators, and policy makers on investing in, strengthening, and improving an integrated health system for adolescents.

Inside the Digital Revolution

Inside the Digital Revolution
Author: Bridgette Wessels
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 210
Release: 2016-05-23
ISBN 10: 1317116100
ISBN 13: 9781317116103
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Inside the Digital Revolution Book Review:

In this work, Bridgette Wessels offers a unique insight into the ways in which core public institutions and powerful organizations develop digital communications and services within the public realm. The book draws on her ethnographic research with the London Metropolitan Police Service during their engagement in an innovative project to improve communication with the public using digital technology. As one of the largest, most advanced and highly respected police services in the world, working in a socially, culturally and demographically complex city, the Metropolitan Police Service offers a highly revealing case study of technology and the human processes which it is designed to serve. The ethnographic research is used to develop a new theoretical and conceptual framework for understanding the relationship between social action and technological change, addressing the way in which technology is socially shaped and culturally informed. The book also discusses the role of ethnography as a tool for researching complex multi-perspective, multi-sited networks of the innovation of digital technologies as forms of communication in late modern western society.

Promoting Positive Adolescent Health Behaviors and Outcomes

Promoting Positive Adolescent Health Behaviors and Outcomes
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Children, Youth, and Families,Committee on Applying Lessons of Optimal Adolescent Health to Improve Behavioral Outcomes for Youth
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 194
Release: 2020-02-21
ISBN 10: 0309496802
ISBN 13: 9780309496803
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Promoting Positive Adolescent Health Behaviors and Outcomes Book Review:

Adolescence is a critical growth period in which youth develop essential skills that prepare them for adulthood. Prevention and intervention programs are designed to meet the needs of adolescents who require additional support and promote healthy behaviors and outcomes. To ensure the success of these efforts, it is essential that they include reliably identifiable techniques, strategies, or practices that have been proven effective. Promoting Positive Adolescent Health Behaviors and Outcomes: Thriving in the 21st Century identifies key program factors that can improve health outcomes related to adolescent behavior and provides evidence-based recommendations toward effective implementation of federal programming initiatives. This study explores normative adolescent development, the current landscape of adolescent risk behavior, core components of effective programs focused on optimal health, and recommendations for research, programs, and policies.

Group Work with Adolescents Third Edition

Group Work with Adolescents  Third Edition
Author: Andrew Malekoff
Publsiher: Guilford Publications
Total Pages: 438
Release: 2015-11-17
ISBN 10: 1462525806
ISBN 13: 9781462525805
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Group Work with Adolescents Third Edition Book Review:

A trusted course text and professional resource, this comprehensive book delves into all aspects of planning and conducting strengths-based group work with adolescents. In an accessible, down-to-earth style, Andrew Malekoff spells out the principles of effective group practice. Extensive clinical illustrations show how successful group leaders engage teens in addressing tough issues--including violence, sexuality, prejudice, social isolation, and substance abuse--in a wide range of settings. Normative issues that adolescents face in the multiple contexts of their lives are lucidly explained. Packed with creative ideas and activities, the book helps readers develop their skills as confident, reflective practitioners. New to This Edition *Significantly revised chapters on group work essentials, school-based practice, and trauma. *Additional topics: social media and cyberbullying, expressive and animal-assisted therapies, mindfulness, adolescent brain development, and more. *Updated practice principles, information, and references. *Numerous new practice illustrations.

Working class Network Society

Working class Network Society
Author: Jack Linchuan Qiu
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 303
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 026217006X
ISBN 13: 9780262170062
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Working class Network Society Book Review:

An examination of how the availability of low-end information and communication technology has provided a basis for the emergence of a working-class network society in China. The idea of the "digital divide," the great social division between information haves and have-nots, has dominated policy debates and scholarly analysis since the 1990s. In Working-Class Network Society, Jack Linchuan Qiu describes a more complex social and technological reality in a newly mobile, urbanizing China. Qiu argues that as inexpensive Internet and mobile phone services become available and are closely integrated with the everyday work and life of low-income communities, they provide a critical seedbed for the emergence of a new working class of "network labor" crucial to China's economic boom. Between the haves and have-nots, writes Qiu, are the information "have-less" migrants, laid-off workers, micro-entrepreneurs, retirees, youth, and others, increasingly connected by cybercafés, prepaid service, and used mobile phones. A process of class formation has begun that has important implications for working-class network society in China and beyond. Qiu brings class back into the scholarly discussion, not as a secondary factor but as an essential dimension in our understanding of communication technology as it is shaped in the vast, industrializing society of China. Basing his analysis on his more than five years of empirical research conducted in twenty cities, Qiu examines technology and class, networked connectivity and public policy, in the context of massive urban reforms that affect the new working class disproportionately. The transformation of Chinese society, writes Qiu, is emblematic of the new technosocial reality emerging in much of the Global South.

Modelling Drying Processes

Modelling Drying Processes
Author: Xiao Dong Chen,Aditya Putranto
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2013-05-23
ISBN 10: 1107354862
ISBN 13: 9781107354869
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modelling Drying Processes Book Review:

This comprehensive summary of the state of the art and the ideas behind the reaction engineering approach (REA) to drying processes is an ideal resource for researchers, academics and industry practitioners. Starting with the formulation, modelling and applications of the lumped-REA, it goes on to detail the use of the REA to describe local evaporation and condensation, and its coupling with equations of conservation of heat and mass transfer, called the spatial-REA, to model non-equilibrium multiphase drying. Finally, it summarises other established drying models, discussing their features, limitations and comparisons with the REA. Application examples featured throughout help fine-tune the models and implement them for process design and the evaluation of existing drying processes and product quality during drying. Further uses of the principles of REA are demonstrated, including computational fluid dynamics-based modelling, and further expanded to model other simultaneous heat and mass transfer processes.

Adolescent Development and the Biology of Puberty

Adolescent Development and the Biology of Puberty
Author: National Research Council and Institute of Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Forum on Adolescence
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 44
Release: 1999-08-20
ISBN 10: 0309065828
ISBN 13: 9780309065825
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Adolescent Development and the Biology of Puberty Book Review:

Adolescence is one of the most fascinating and complex transitions in the human life span. Its breathtaking pace of growth and change is second only to that of infancy. Over the last two decades, the research base in the field of adolescence has had its own growth spurt. New studies have provided fresh insights while theoretical assumptions have changed and matured. This summary of an important 1998 workshop reviews key findings and addresses the most pressing research challenges.

Encyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry
Author: J. L. Atwood,University Research Professor Department of Chemistry Jerry L Atwood,Jonathan W. Steed
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 1670
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 9780824747244
ISBN 13: 0824747240
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry Book Review:

Covers the fundamentals of supramolecular chemistry; supramolecular advancements and methods in the areas of chemistry, biochemistry, biology, environmental and materials science and engineering, physics, computer science, and applied mathematics.