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Browsing by Subject "Adolescence"

Browsing by Subject "Adolescence"

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  • Thorisdottir, Ingibjorg; Sigurvinsdottir, Rannveig; Asgeirsdottir, Bryndis Bjork; Allegrante, John P.; Sigfúsdóttir, Inga Dóra (Mary Ann Liebert Inc, 2019-08)
    Adolescent use of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat has increased dramatically over the last decade and now pervades their everyday social lives. Active and passive social media use may impact emotional health differently, ...
  • Arnarsson, Arsaell; Kristofersson, Gisli; Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Wiley, 2017-07-28)
    Introduction. Over the past two decades, alcohol consumption of Icelandic adolescents has decreased dramatically. The aim of this study was to quantify the extent of this reduction and compare it with the trend in cannabis use over a 20 year period and ...
  • Ólafsdóttir, Sigríður; Laster, Barbara; Stefánsson, Kristján K. (Wiley, 2020-04-04)
    The fields of vocabulary instruction, literacy professional development, and global language issues framed this research. Situated in Iceland, the intervention consisted of professional development for 10th‐grade teachers focused on academic words in ...
  • Arnarsson, Arsaell; Gísladóttir, Kristín Heba; Jonsson, Stefan Hrafn (Laeknabladid/The Icelandic Medical Journal, 2016-06-02)
    Inngangur: Kynferðisleg áreitni og ofbeldi gagnvart börnum og unglingum er ein alvarlegasta ógn við heilbrigði þeirra. Markmiðið var að rannsaka algengi og áhrif þess á íslenska unglinga í 10. bekk. Efniviður og aðferðir: Rannsóknin byggir á gögnum úr ...
  • Rúnarsdóttir, Eygló; Smith, Edward; Arnarsson, Arsaell (MDPI AG, 2019-05-20)
    Background: Sexual abuse and sexual assaults against adolescents are among the most significant threats to their health and well-being. Some studies have found poverty to be a risk factor for sexual abuse. The present study investigates the effects of ...
  • Kristjansson, Alfgeir; Sigfúsdóttir, Inga Dóra (BioMed Central, 2015-04-30)
    Electronic cigarette (EC) use is currently subject to a debate concerning safety, regulation need, and probable contribution to smoking cessation. An important gap in this debate is the lack of distinction between minors and adults. This is problematic ...
  • Svansdottir, Erla; Arngrímsson, Sigurbjörn Árni; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Johannesson, Erlingur (Springer Nature, 2015-11-24)
    Education and health constitute two interlinked assets that are highly important to individuals. In Iceland, prevalence of dropout from secondary education poses a considerable problem. This 8-year prospective study assesses to what extent poor physical ...
  • Sigfúsdóttir, Inga Dóra; Kristjansson, Alfgeir; Þórlindsson, Þórólfur; Allegrante, John (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2016-05-06)
    Stress and strain among adolescents have been investigated and discussed largely within three separate disciplines: mental health, where the focus has been on the negative effects of stress on emotional health; criminology, where the emphasis has been ...
  • Las Hayas, Carlota; Jónsdóttir, Bryndís Jóna; Ingibergsdóttir, Alda; Palsdottir, Hrefna; Arnfjörð, Unnur B.; Kaldalons, Ingibjorg; Ólafsdóttir, Anna Sigríður (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-10-29)
    Background: Adolescence is crucial period for laying the foundations for healthy development and mental well-being. The increasing prevalence of mental disorders amongst adolescents makes promotion of mental well-being and prevention interventions at ...