Tag Archive: adolescent

Jun 13 2017

Do Assault-injured Youth Want Mental Health Care?

The majority of adolescent males receiving care in the pediatric emergency department after experiencing a violence-related injury — typically from peer assaults — felt they needed mental health services, according to a study by researchers from the Violence Intervention Program (VIP) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/snapshot-science-assault-injured-youth-want-mental-health-care/

Feb 14 2017

CPCE Pilot Grant Awardees Want to Know: What Works Best?

Twice a year, the CPCE Pilot Grant Program offers funding opportunities to CHOP investigators conducting clinical effectiveness studies. The recipient of the Fall 2016 Pilot Grant Awards are Ruth Abaya, MD, MPH; Yeh-Chung (Dan) Chang, MD; and Sheila Quinn, DO.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/cpce-pilot-grant-awardees-want-know-works-best/

May 06 2015

Gynecologist’s Studies Aim to Improve Adolescent Girls’ Health

Adolescent gynecologist Aletha Y. Akers, MD, MPH is leading two studies: a clinical trial, and an analysis of data from two large datasets of adolescent girls’ health in the U.S.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/gynecologists-studies-aim-to-improve-adolescent-girls-health/

Jul 03 2014

Researchers Examine Goal Pursuit in Teens with Cancer

Teens with cancer often experience fatigue, pain, and other symptoms that can interfere with these personal goals, which psychologists refer to as health-related hindrance (HRH).

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/researchers-examine-goal-pursuit-teens-cancer/