Mental Health

Adolescent cannabis problems and young adult depression: Male-female stratified propensity score analyses  V.S. Harder et al., American Journal of Epidemiology, September 2008

Adolescent girls, human rights and the expanding climate emergency  H.G. Atkinson & J. Bruce, Annals of Global Health, June 2015

Adolescent school failure predicts later depression among girls  C.A. McCarty et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, August 2008

Associations among depressive symptoms, dating violence, and relationship power in urban, adolescent girls  E.M. Volpe et al., Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, August 2012

Attachment-based family therapy with a 13-year-old girl presenting with high risk for suicide  E.S. Krauthamer Ewing et al., Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, January 2016

Attentional bias training in girls at risk for depression  J. LeMoult et al., Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, November 2016

Attitudes and beliefs regarding depression, HIV/AIDS, and HIV risk-related sexual behaviors among clinically depressed African American adolescent females  B.M. Brawner, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, December 2012

Concordant patterns of brain structure in mothers with recurrent depression and their never-depressed daughters  L.C. Foland-Ross et al., Developmental Neuroscience, May 2016

Creatine target engagement with brain bioenergetics: A dose-ranging phosphorus-31 magnetic resonance spectroscopy study of adolescent females with SSRI-resistant depression  D.G. Condo et al., Amino Acids, August 2016

Double jeopardy: Depressive symptoms and rapid subsequent pregnancy in adolescent mothers  B. Barnet et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, March 2008

The effect of social rank feedback on risk taking and associated reward processes in adolescent girls  Z.A. Op de Macks et al., Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, February 2017

Elevated cortisol in healthy female adolescent offspring of mothers with posttraumatic stress disorder  K. Liu et al., Journal of Anxiety Disorders, May 2016

Elevated social anxiety among early maturing girls  H. Blumenthal et al., Developmental Psychology, July 2011

Ethnic and gender disparities in needed adolescent mental health care  J.F. Thomas et al., Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, February 2011

Female conduct disorder: Health status in young adulthood  K.A. Pajer et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, January 2007

Gender differences in the genetic and environmental determinants of adolescent depression  M. Uddin et al., Depression and Anxiety, July 2010

Gender, early alcohol use, and suicide ideation and attempts: Findings from the 2005 Youth Risk Behavior Survey  M.H. Swahn & R.M. Bossarte, Journal of Adolescent Health, August 2007

Girls with obesity have increased risk of depression  L. Rapaport, Reuters Health News, August 10, 2018

"I feel free": Experiences of a dance intervention for adolescent girls with internalizing problems  A. Duberg et al., International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, July 2016

How many teenage girls deliberately harm themselves? Nearly 1 in 4, survey finds  E. Baumgaertner, New York Times, July 2, 2018

Is childhood trauma associated with lifetime suicide attempts in women with bulimia nervosa?  C.E. Smith et al., Eating and Weight Disorders, June 2016

The long-term effects of intimate partner violence on adolescent mothers' depressive symptoms  T. Lindhorst & M. Oxford, Social Science & Medicine, March 2008

Menstrual symptoms in adolescent girls: Association with smoking, depressive symptoms, and anxiety  L.D. Dorn et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, March 2009

Moderate to severe depressive symptoms among adolescent mothers followed four years postpartum  R.M. Schmidt et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, June 2006

Neural markers of familial risk for depression: An investigation of cortical thickness abnormalities in healthy adolescent daughters of mothers with recurrent depression  L.C. Foland-Ross et al., Journal of the Abnormal Psychology, August 2015

Neural responses to maternal praise and criticism: Relationship to depression and anxiety symptoms in high-risk adolescent girls  R.L. Aupperle et al., Neuroimage, April 2016

1 in 4 teenage girls self-harm, according to a new survey of US high school students  C. Kee, BuzzFeed News, July 9, 2018

Pilot randomized controlled trial of a mindfulness-based group intervention in adolescent girls at risk for type 2 diabetes with depressive symptoms  L.B. Shomaker et al., Complementary Therapies in Medicine, June 2017

Poor self-control and harsh punishment in childhood prospectively predict borderline personality symptoms in adolescent girls  M.N. Hallquist et al., Journal of Abnormal Psychology, August 2015

Predicting first onset of depression in young girls: Interaction of diurnal cortisol and negative life events  J. LeMoult et al., Journal of Abnormal Psychology, November 2015

The prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms among adolescent mothers: Results from a 17-year longitudinal study  A.R. Gavin et al., Women & Health, August 2011

A prospective study of overeating, binge eating, and depressive symptoms among adolescent and young adult women  H.H. Skinner et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, May 2012

Psychocultural correlates of mental health service utilization among African American and European American girls  M. Yasui et al., Administration and Policy in Mental Health, November 2015

QuickStats: Prevalence of current depression among persons aged ≥12 years, by age group and sex—United States, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2007-2010  Graph from JAMA, April 2012

A randomized controlled trial to prevent depression and ameliorate insulin resistance in adolescent girls at risk for type 2 diabetes  L.B. Shomaker et al., Annals of Behavioral Medicine, October 2016

Self-esteem in adolescent females  F.M. Biro et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, October 2006

Suicide rate hit 40-year peak among older teen girls in 2015  S. Scutti, CNN, August 3, 2017

Teen girls are now poisoning themselves at alarming rates. There are ways to help.  B. Resnick, Vox, May 1, 2019