Basic references

| A picture of adolescent development, health and wellbeing, of adolescent health care, prevention and health promotion | Adolescent health and development | Epidemiology | Communication skills | Legal and ethical issues | Mental Health | Sexual and reproductive health | Adolescent health care | Chronic conditions | Substance use and misuse | Public Health | References available from the website of the World Health Organization | Other references
 

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A picture of adolescent development, health and wellbeing, of adolescent health care, prevention and health promotion

Title, author(s), year Link
Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing. Patton & al. The Lancet (2016) >>>
Adolescence: an age of opportunity. UNICEF (2011) >>>
Adolescence: a foundation for future health. Sawyer & al, The Lancet (2012) >>>

Adolescent health and development

Title, author(s), year Link
Adolescent development. D. Christie & al., BMJ (2005) >>>
Pubertal transitions in health. Patton & al, The Lancet (2007) >>>
Adolescent Resilience: Promotive Factors That Inform Prevention. Zimmermann & al. Child Dev Persp. (2013) >>>
Resilience in children and youth: A review. Zolkoski & al. Children and Youth Services Review (2012) >>>
Internet and ICTs: Growing up online. UNICEF (2016) >>>

Epidemiology

Title, author(s), year Link
Global burden of disease in young people aged 10–24 years: a systematic analysis. Gore & al. The Lancet (2011) >>>
Global patterns of mortality in young people: a systematic analysis of population health data. Patton & al, The Lancet, 2009 >>>
50-year mortality trends in children and young people: a study of 50 low-income, middle-income, and high-income countries. Viner & al, The Lancet (2011) >>>
Health of the world’s adolescents: a synthesis of internationally comparable data. Patton & al, The Lancet (2012) >>>

Communication skills

Title, author(s), year Link
Interviewing and communicating with adolescents. Neinstein (2013) >>>
Motivational interviewing. MINT/ Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (2016) >>>

Legal and ethical issues

Title, author(s), year Link
Convention of the Rights of the Child. UNICEF (1989) >>>
Ethical issues And adolescent sexual & reproductive health. WHO factsheet. >>>
Confidential Health Care for Adolescents: Position Paper of the SAM (2004) >>>
Consent, competence, and confidentiality. Larcher, BMJ (2005) >>>

Mental Health

Title, author(s), year Link
Common mental health problems. Michaud & al., BMJ (2005) >>>
Suicide and deliberate self harm in young people. Hawton & al. BMJ (2005) >>>
Mental health of young people: a global public-health challenge. Patel & al, The Lancet (2007) >>>
Eating disorders and weight problems. Nicholls & al., BMJ (2005) >>>

Sexual and reproductive health

Title, author(s), year Link
Sexual health, contraception, and teenage pregnancy. Trip & al., BMJ (2006) >>>
Global perspectives on the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents: patterns, prevention, and potential. Bearinger & al. The Lancet (2007) >>>

Adolescent health care

Title, author(s), year Link
Adolescents in primary care. McPherson, BMJ (2005) >>>
Fatigue and somatic symptoms. Viner & al., BMJ (2005) >>>
Youth-friendly primary-care services: how are we doing and what more needs to be done? Haller & al, The Lancet, 2007 >>>
Child and adolescent obesity: part of a bigger picture. Lobstein & Al. The Lancet (2015) >>>
Making health services adolescent friendly. WHO (2012) >>>
Building an adolescent-competent workforce (Policy brief) WHO (2015) >>>
Adolescent Job Aid (short health care manual focusing on specific adolescent health problems). WHO (2010) >>>

Chronic conditions

Title, author(s), year Link
Chronic illness and disability. Yeo. BMJ (2005) >>>
Adolescents with a chronic condition: challenges living, challenges treating. Sawyer & al. The Lancet (2007) >>>

Substance use and misuse

Title, author(s), year Link
Substance misuse: alcohol, tobacco, inhalants, and other drugs. Bonomo & al.,BMJ (2005) >>>
Interventions to reduce harm associated with adolescent substance use. Toumbourou & al. The Lancet, (2007) >>>

Public Health

Title, author(s), year Link
Adolescence and the social determinants of health. Viner & al, The Lancet (2012) >>>
Worldwide application of prevention science in adolescent health. Catalano & al, The Lancet (2012) >>>
Sustainable Development Goals. United Nations (2015) (1) >>>
Sustainable Development Goals. United Nations (2015) (2) >>>
United Nations The global strategy for women’s children’s and adolescents’ health. (2016-2030). United Nations (2015) >>>

References available from the website of the World Health Organization

Title, author(s), year Link
Adolescence (WHO) >>>
A standards-driven approach to improve the quality of health-care services for adolescents. WHO (2015) >>>
Core competencies in adolescent health and development for primary care providers WHO (2015) >>>
Health for the world’s adolescents: A second chance in the second decade: A large database on the health of adolescents worldwide (2014) >>>
Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents; Towards implementation of the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016-2030) (WHO 2017) >>>
European framework for quality standards in school health services and competences for school health professionals. WHO (2014) >>>
Adolescent Job Aid (short health care manual focusing on specific adolescent health problems). WHO (2010) >>>

Other references

Title, author(s), year Link
References available from the UNICEF website >>>
References available from the UNFPA website >>>
References available from the Cochrane library database >>>
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