Harvard Pop Center faculty member Cindy H. Liu, PhD, and colleagues have published a study in Psychiatry Research that found that nearly half of the U.S. young adults (18-30) in … Continue reading “Mental health status check of young adults in U.S. during first wave of COVID-19 pandemic”
Pop Center faculty member Till Bärnighausen and colleagues explore the challenges of youth employment in South Africa in this working paper. http://www.opensaldru.uct.ac.za/bitstream/handle/11090/612/2013_96.pdf?sequence=1
Former Harvard/RWJF Health & Society Scholar, Bart Bingenheimer, and colleagues report on the success of a new survey instrument suitable for capturing sexual behavior information in Ghana and other sub-Saharan … Continue reading “Capturing Sexual Behavior Information in Youth in Ghana”
Does HIV counselling and testing (HCT) impact the acquisition of the disease in youth? Pop Center faculty member Till Bärnighausen and his co-investigators report on their study in South Africa.
In their recent study, “School-Day and Overall Physical Activity Among Youth“, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Pop Center faculty members Steven L. Gortmaker and SV Subramanian, find … Continue reading “Do Youth Compensate for Increased School-Day Activity?”
Mark Schuster, Pop Center faculty member, finds a strong association between perceived discrimination and racial/ethnic disparities in problem behaviors among pre-adolescent youths.