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Risk Behaviour of Adolescents Aged 10–15 in Slovakia. Relation to Sex, Age, and Body Mass Index

Risk Behaviour of Adolescents Aged 10–15 in Slovakia. Relation to Sex, Age, and Body Mass Index

Zdroj: odborný časopis Addictology journal No 3/2022

Autoři: Čerešník, M., & Čerešníková, M.

Some research findings suggest that more than half of adolescents behave in a risky way at least once in their lives (e.g. Smart et al., 2004). We were interested in whether the manifestations of risk behaviour are related to physical self-concept, specifically body proportions. The very strong targeting of social norms to the desired look sets the norm for what the ideal body should look like. This norm operates very strongly during adolescence. The standard of appearance includes how attractive and appreciated the body is. This is also associated with the integration of the adolescent into peer interactions and social attractiveness...

Plné znění článku na stránkách odborného časopisu Addictology journal No 3/2022 ZDE

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the mental health of young people

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the mental health of young people - Policy responses in European countries  - Report

Zdroj: stránky European Commission - National Policies Platform; European Education and Culture Executive Agency, 2022

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of young people has been significant. Extended periods of lockdowns have disrupted their lives in many respects. The physical closure of schools, the suspension of in-person social and recreational activities and the isolation imposed by confinements have taken a toll on young people’s mental health.
The report analyses the policy response given by public authorities in European countries to this emergency. It identifies the main factors affecting young people’s mental health during the pandemic and develops a detailed overview of the policies, initiatives and programmes established to address them. It also offers examples of good practices and, on this basis, suggests future directions in policy-making.,,

Plné znění zprávy na stránkách European Commission - National Policies Platform ZDE

 

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