This cohort study investigates associations between nonmedical use of opioids, sedatives, or stimulants, and suicidal ideation and attempts among Chinese adolescents.
This secondary data analysis of the 2013 California Healthy Kids Survey reports that during wartime, military-connected youth are at increased risk for adverse outcomes, such as use of alcohol and other substances of abuse; physical and nonphysical violence and harassment; and weapon carrying, compared with nonmilitary peers.
Surveys conducted in 2011 and 2013 and involving 2541 US adolescents 15 to 23 years of age at baseline examine the reach of television alcohol advertising and its effect on drinking among underage youth.
Whitehill et al describe the prevalence, sex differences, and risk factors associated with underage college students’ driving after using marijuana, driving after drinking alcohol, or riding with a driver using these substances. See also the editorial by Asbridge.
Bergamini et al examined recent trends for tobacco and alcohol use in the top 100 box-office hits released in the United States from 1996 through 2009.