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.
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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.
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.
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).