This study compares whether college students or their same-age, noncollege peers are more likely to be asked about their substance use, given advice about related health risks, and encouraged to reduce or stop substance use.
van Geel and coauthors use meta-analyses to determine whether victims, bullies, and bully-victims are more likely to carry weapons than uninvolved peers.
Santos et al assessed the effectiveness of a peer-led healthy living program called Healthy Buddies on weight gain and its determinants when disseminated at the provincial level to elementary school students.
van Geel et al examine the relationship between peer victimization and suicidal ideation or suicide attempts in children and adolescents.
This longitudinal study tested whether genetic risk for obesity is associated with accelerated weight gain in middle childhood (ages 4-8 years) and whether genetic association with accelerated weight gain is mediated by appetite traits.
This follow-up of a randomized clinical trial examines whether the ParentCorps intervention delivered in prekindergarten in high-poverty, urban schools leads to fewer mental health problems and increased academic performance in the early elementary school years.