Volume 6 Issue 2 (2013)
International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1939-5930
Journal Frequency: Quarterly
Print Size: 8.5″ x 11″, Double Column

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents


The health of our youth and lessons from national surveys
Joav Merrick and Shoshanah Aspler


The self-management and transition to adulthood program “UNC STARx”: Instruments and lessons from the field
Maria E Ferris, Michael T Ferris, Carolyn Viall, Heather D Stewart, Nicole Fenton, Cara Haberman, Edward A Iglesia, Lauren E Hancock, Donna H Harward, Donna Gilleskie, James O’Neill, Robert Imperial, Zion Ko, Mary H Benton, May Doan, Kristi Bickford, Randy Detwiler, Kenneth Andreoni, John D Mahan, Zachary Smith, and Keisha Gibson

Youth suicide prevention at grassroots
Said Shahtahmasebi

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: Neuropsychologic and pharmacologic aspects
Donald E Greydanus, Gabriel Kaplan, and Kevin M Antshel


Upper-air observation indicators predict outbreaks of allergies among elementary school children: Integration of daily environmental and school health surveillance systems in Pennsylvania
Wasantha P Jayawardene, Ahmed H Youssef Agha, and David K Lohrmann

Health risk and deviant behaviors among undergraduate students at an academic institute in Israel
Liat Korn and Hagit Bonny-Noach

Adult perceptions of youth mental health Issues in a Canadian Province
Amy Metcalfe, Julius Salegio, Nancy Reynolds, and Suzanne Tough

Acceptability of HPV vaccine among young adolescent girls in Uganda: Young people’s perspectives count
Anne R. Katahoire, John Arube Wani, Daniel Murokora, Emmanuel Mugisha, and D Scott LaMontagne

Menarcheal age of Nigerian urban secondary school girls in Benin City
Alphonsus N Onyiriuka, Philip O Abiodun, Rita C Onyiriuka, Frances A Ehirim, and Eucharia PA Onyiriuka

Nutritional status of Nigerian children with sickle cell anaemia in stable state
Barakat A Animasahun, Urowoli P Nwodo, Adaobi N Izuora, and Olisamedua F Njokanma

Parental satisfaction and treatment outcome: A 3-year study in children’s mental health services
Stephanie Rosso and Diomaris E Jurecska

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