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Diagnostic Evaluation, Comorbidity Screening, and Treatment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrom...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2018.01.007
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Sebastian MR, Wiemann CM et. al.

Feb 6th, 2018 - A polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) diagnosis in adolescence can have significant long-term health implications. The criteria for its diagnosis in adolescents have been subject to much debate. In this study we aimed to characterize the variability in diagnosis and management among different pediatric specialties. This was a retrospective review of electronic medical records of female patients (1...

Safety and Feasibility of Antiretroviral Preexposure Prophylaxis for Adolescent Men Who...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5710370
JAMA Pediatrics; Hosek SG, Landovitz RJ et. al.

Sep 5th, 2017 - Adolescents represent a key population for implementing preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) interventions worldwide, yet tenofovir disoproxil fumarate/emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) for PrEP is only licensed for adults. To examine the safety of and adherence to PrEP along with changes in sexual risk behavior among adolescent men who have sex with men (MSM). Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS I...

Urban Adolescents' and Young Adults' Decision-Making Process around Selection of Intrau...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4785084
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Rubin SE, Felsher M et. al.

Sep 12th, 2015 - To examine adolescent and young adults' priorities, values, and preferences affecting the choice to use an intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD). Qualitative exploratory study with analysis done using a modified grounded theory approach. Outpatient adolescent medicine clinic located within an academic children's hospital in the Bronx, New York. Twenty-seven women aged 16 to 25 years of age on...

Breast disorders in girls and adolescents. Is there a need for a specialized service?
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2014.05.011
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Michala L, Tsigginou A et. al.

Apr 8th, 2015 - Minor breast concerns in childhood and adolescence are common and lead to increased anxiety among young patients and their families, particularly due to high correlation with breast cancer. However, most breast services aim at managing adults and triaging patients with breast cancer, whereas adolescent medicine specialists or pediatricians are usually not appropriately trained to identify and t...

Predictors of outcome at 1 year in adolescents with DSM-5 restrictive eating disorders:...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.06.014
The Journal of Adolescent Health : Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine; Forman SF, McKenzie N et. al.

Sep 9th, 2014 - The National Eating Disorders Quality Improvement Collaborative evaluated data of patients with restrictive eating disorders to analyze demographics of diagnostic categories and predictors of weight restoration at 1 year. Fourteen Adolescent Medicine eating disorder programs participated in a retrospective review of 700 adolescents aged 9-21 years with three visits, with DSM-5 categories of res...

Distribution of eating disorders in children and adolescents using the proposed DSM-5 c...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2013.03.025
The Journal of Adolescent Health : Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine; Ornstein RM, Rosen DS et. al.

May 20th, 2013 - To determine the distribution of eating disorders (ED) in children and adolescents comparing the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) to the proposed fifth edition DSM criteria. A total of 215 consecutive patients (15.4 ± 3.3 years) presenting for initial ED evaluation to adolescent medicine physicians from six institutions were assigned ED diagnoses using current DSM-I...

Immunogenicity and safety of the human papillomavirus 6, 11, 16, 18 vaccine in HIV-infe...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3739463
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Kahn JA, Xu J et. al.

May 14th, 2013 - The objective of this study was to determine whether the 3-dose quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine series (HPV-6, -11, -16, -18) is immunogenic and safe in young women infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). We enrolled 99 women aged 16-23 years in a phase 2, open-label, multicenter trial, conducted from 2008 to 2011 by the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS ...

Effect of weight loss on menstrual function in adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2011.01.002
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Ornstein RM, Copperman NM et. al.

Mar 22nd, 2011 - To compare the effects of a hypocaloric low-fat diet with those of a very low carbohydrate diet on body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and menstrual function in overweight adolescent females with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Randomized pilot trial of two diets in a prospective, 12-week study. A hospital-based, academic adolescent medicine division. 24 females, age 12-22 years ...

Expedited partner therapy for adolescents diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhea: a posi...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2009.05.010
The Journal of Adolescent Health : Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine; Burstein GR, Eliscu A et. al.

Aug 24th, 2009 - Expedited partner therapy for adolescents diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhea: a position paper of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.|2009|Burstein GR,Eliscu A,Ford K,Hogben M,Chaffee T,|drug therapy,drug therapy,

Gender pronouns in EMR preferred by many gender nonconforming teens
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/218510/transgender-health/gender-pronouns-emr-preferred-many-gender-nonconforming?channel=176
Tara Haelle

Mar 5th, 2020 - Most transgender and gender nonconforming youth would like their preferred name and pronouns be recorded throughout their EMRs, but very few are ever asked for that identity information outside of gender specialty clinic settings, according to a recent research letter in JAMA Pediatrics. kokouu/iStockphoto The findings are not surprising, said Cora Breuner, MD, a professor of pediatrics in adol.

Higher soluble CD14 levels are associated with lower visuospatial memory performance in...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6905124
AIDS (London, England); Kim-Chang JJ, Donovan K et. al.

Nov 25th, 2019 - HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders persist despite early antiretroviral therapy (ART) and optimal viral suppression. We examined the relationship between immunopathogenesis driven by various pathways of immune activation and discrete neurocognitive performance domains in youth with HIV (YWH). Observational cross-sectional study. YWH, ages 20-28 years, enrolled in Adolescent Medicine Trials...

Learning about and prescribing emergency contraception
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/212929/adolescent-medicine/learning-about-and-prescribing-emergency-contraception?channel=41022
Sinduja Lakkunarajah, MD, MHPE

Nov 22nd, 2019 - As health care providers to children, we always are learning. And with new knowledge we sometimes can be taken out of our comfort zone.

Return of Menses in Previously Overweight Patients with Eating Disorders.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2019.11.002
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Rastogi R, Sieke EH et. al.

Nov 12th, 2019 - Adolescents with eating disorders and a history of overweight present with higher weights, longer duration of disease, but equally severe symptomatology compared with previously normal weight patients. To better delineate treatment goals for this understudied population, we compared weight at menses resumption with premorbid maximum weight among previously overweight and normal weight patients....

Adolescent Depression Curriculum Impact on Pediatric Residents' Knowledge and Confidenc...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.08.022
The Journal of Adolescent Health : Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine; Colburn MD, Harris E et. al.

Nov 6th, 2019 - Despite the need for pediatricians to diagnose and manage adolescent depression, few pediatric residency curricula exist. This study evaluated the impact of an adolescent depression curriculum on pediatric residents' knowledge and confidence to manage depression. A novel, case-based, adolescent depression curriculum simulating patient-provider continuity was developed and implemented within an ...

Improving Timely Linkage to Care among Newly Diagnosed HIV-Infected Youth: Results of S...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6904692
Journal of Urban Health : Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine; Miller RL, Chiaramonte D et. al.

Nov 4th, 2019 - Delayed linkage to care deprives youth living with HIV of the benefits of HIV treatment and risks increased HIV transmission. Developing and testing linkage-to-care models that are capable of simultaneously addressing structural and individual obstacles are necessary to attain national goals for timely linkage of newly diagnosed youth to care. We assessed an integrated, multi-pronged strategy f...

Improving the Youth HIV Prevention and Care Cascades: Innovative Designs in the Adolesc...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6745528
AIDS Patient Care and STDs; Naar S, Hudgens MG et. al.

Sep 13th, 2019 - Dramatic decreases in HIV transmission are achievable with currently available biomedical and behavioral interventions, including antiretroviral therapy and pre-exposure prophylaxis. However, such decreases have not yet been realized among adolescents and young adults. The Adolescent Medicine Trials Network (ATN) for HIV/AIDS interventions is dedicated to research addressing the needs of youth ...

Higher soluble CD14 levels are associated with lower visuospatial memory performance in...
https://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002371
AIDS (London, England); Kim-Chang JJ, Donovan K et. al.

Sep 4th, 2019 - HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders persist despite early antiretroviral therapy (ART) and optimal viral suppression. We examined the relationship between immunopathogenesis driven by various pathways of immune activation and discrete neurocognitive performance domains in youth with HIV (YWH). Observational cross-sectional study METHODS:: YWH, ages 20 to 28, enrolled in Adolescent Medicine ...

An exploratory survey on the state of training in adolescent medicine and health in 36 ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6733827
European Journal of Pediatrics; Michaud PA, Jansen D et. al.

Aug 29th, 2019 - The development of adolescent health and medicine as a medical discipline lags behind in Europe compared with other regions of the world. This study aims to evaluate the structure and content of adolescent medicine and health training curricula for medical students, paediatricians, and other primary care physicians in the European region. A questionnaire survey was sent by e-mail to experts in ...

Adolescent and Parent Management of Controlled Prescription Medications.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7007806
Substance Use & misUse; Engster SA, Bogen DL et. al.

Jul 29th, 2019 - Background: Most adolescents who misuse controlled prescription medications acquire them from home settings. However, little is known regarding household management (storage, administration, and disposal) of these medications. Objective: To describe household management of controlled medications. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study with paired data using brief, online, confidential survey...

Long Curriculum in Resident Education: Comprehensive Curriculum in Pediatric and Adoles...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2019.06.009
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Romano M, Abraham M et. al.

Jul 13th, 2019 - Pediatric and adolescent gynecology (PAG) is an important and required aspect of training for obstetrics and gynecology (Ob/Gyn), pediatrics, and adolescent medicine training programs. PAG is an integral part of Ob/Gyn, pediatrics, and adolescent licensing exams in the United States and Canada. Specific learning objectives, according to the Council on Resident Education in Ob/Gyn (CREOG) in the...

Please Be Careful with Me: Discrepancies between Adolescent Expectations and Clinician ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2019.04.001
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Trent M, Recto M et. al.

Apr 11th, 2019 - To compare clinician perspectives for the treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) with those of adolescent patients and parents. Cross-sectional study. Urban academic pediatric and adolescent medicine practices and school-based health clinics in a large urban community with a high prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STI) and a national sample of adolescent-serving clinicians. ...

Assessing Weight Status in Adolescent and Young Adult Users of the Etonogestrel Contrac...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2019.03.008
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Romano ME, Braun-Courville DK

Mar 31st, 2019 - There is inconsistent data regarding hormonal contraception and weight. Weight concerns may deter teens from using highly effective contraception such as the etonogestrel subdermal implant (ENG). There is little literature about weight gain and adolescent ENG use, most studies involve adult women. The purpose of this study is to evaluate weight/BMI change in adolescent and young adult ENG users...

Clinically relevant body composition methods for obese pediatric patients.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6427859
BMC Pediatrics; Kreissl A, Jorda A et. al.

Mar 22nd, 2019 - There is no gold standard in body composition measurement in pediatric patients with obesity. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate if there are any differences between two bioelectrical impedance analysis techniques performed in children and adolescents with obesity. Data were collected at the Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine in Vienna from September 2015 to May 2...

Situated Vulnerabilities, Sexual Risk, and Sexually Transmitted Infections' Diagnoses i...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6442265
AIDS Patient Care and STDs; Reisner SL, Jadwin-Cakmak L et. al.

Mar 7th, 2019 - In the United States, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) confer significant morbidity in adolescents and young adults. STIs are not well characterized in transgender and other gender minority youth (TGMY) who have a gender identity that differs from the sex assigned to them at birth. This study sought to fill this gap. In 2015-2016, the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interv...

Being on the Safe Side: A Qualitative Study of Condom Use Motivations According to Cont...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2019.02.122
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Steiner RJ, Swartzendruber A et. al.

Mar 2nd, 2019 - Quantitative data suggest that adolescent users of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC), compared with short-acting methods (pill, patch, ring, depot medroxyprogesterone acetate [DMPA]), might be less likely to use condoms. We qualitatively describe and explain adolescent contraceptive users' motivations for condom use, including variation according to contraceptive type. Individual, in-...

Brief Report: Role of Sociobehavioral Factors in Subprotective TFV-DP Levels Among YMSM...
https://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001901
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (1999); Arrington-Sanders R, Wilson CM et. al.

Jan 14th, 2019 - Young men who have sex with men (YMSM) experience disparities in HIV acquisition more than any other group. Daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with tenofovir/emtricitabine has been shown to effectively prevent HIV transmission in YMSM; however, recent studies suggest that young Black men who have sex with men experience subprotective levels of tenofovir diphosphate more frequently than ...

Further support for diagnostically meaningful ARFID symptom presentations in an adolesc...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7057554
The International Journal of Eating Disorders; Zickgraf HF, Lane-Loney S et. al.

Jan 11th, 2019 - To identify potential presentations of avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) in a pediatric eating disorder partial hospitalization program (PHP) based on the nature of the eating restriction leading to core symptoms of ARFID. A retrospective chart review of 83 patients ages 8-17 admitted to a PHP and diagnosed with ARFID. Charts were independently reviewed by two coders, with high ...

Primary Care Physician Attitudes and Intentions Toward the Use of HIV Pre-exposure Prop...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6478546
The Journal of Adolescent Health : Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine; Mullins TLK, Idoine CR et. al.

Dec 23rd, 2018 - Understanding the attitudes of physicians toward the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention among youth is critical to improving access to PrEP. We examined PrEP-related attitudes among physicians who provide primary care to 13- to 21-year-old adolescents. Individual, in-depth, semistructured interviews were conducted with 38 physicians from adolescent medicine, family practi...

Effectiveness of the Adolescent Medicine Rotation in Improving Pediatric Residents Self...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.10.007
The Journal of Adolescent Health : Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine; Ruedinger E, Carlin K et. al.

Dec 11th, 2018 - Practicing and resident pediatricians report inadequate skill in caring for adolescents, despite adolescents comprising roughly one-quarter of most general and subspecialty practices. This study examined the effectiveness of participation in an adolescent medicine rotation at improving pediatric residents' self-perceived skills and confidence across nine key adolescent health domains. We also e...

Recurrent hyponatremia in a young adult woman with anorexia nervosa and the effects of ...
https://doi.org/10.1002/eat.22973
The International Journal of Eating Disorders; Boyd ED, Durant NH

Nov 27th, 2018 - This is the case of an 18-year-old young adult woman with anorexia nervosa (AN) who presented to the emergency department with complications from AN and was found to be hyponatremic. The hyponatremia was prioritized and corrected with fluids on hospital day one. The consulting adolescent medicine team recommended the primary inpatient medical team initiate the malnutrition protocol. Nephrology ...

Anorexia nervosa in adolescents: evolution of weight history and impact of excess premo...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00431-018-3275-y
European Journal of Pediatrics; Meierer K, Hudon A et. al.

Nov 6th, 2018 - The purpose of our study is to establish if the proportion of patients diagnosed with anorexia nervosa that have a history of excess weight has increased over a 10-year period and to study how different premorbid weight groups vary in terms of clinical characteristics. We performed a single-center, retrospective cohort study of all new patients presenting with anorexia nervosa, restrictive and ...

The role of socio-behavioral factors in sub-protective tenofovir diphosphate (TFV-DP) l...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6486465
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (1999); Arrington-Sanders R, Wilson CM et. al.

Nov 6th, 2018 - Young men who have sex with men (YMSM) experience disparities in HIV acquisition more than any other group. Daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with tenofovir/embricitabine (TDF/FTC) has been shown to effectively prevent HIV transmission in YMSM; however, recent studies suggest that young Black men who have sex with men (YBMSM) experience sub-protective levels of tenofovir diphosphate (T...

Improving LARC Access for Urban Adolescents and Young Adults in the Pediatric Primary C...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6261697
Clinical Pediatrics; Onyewuchi UF, Tomaszewski K et. al.

Oct 15th, 2018 - The objective of this quality improvement study was to assess the feasibility, acceptability, and impact of integrating long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) delivery services into an academic pediatric primary care practice. Adolescent medicine providers in Baltimore, Maryland, were trained in LARC placement with gynecology providers integrated to offer onsite LARC placement and procedur...

Somatic Symptom Disorders in Adolescent Inpatients.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.06.026
The Journal of Adolescent Health : Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine; Gao X, McSwiney P et. al.

Oct 3rd, 2018 - There are only a few reports of adolescents with somatic disorders (SDs) whose symptoms are sufficiently severe to require hospital admission. The aim of this study was to describe the symptom profile, health service utilization, and outcome of adolescents with SDs admitted to a tertiary children's hospital. A retrospective cohort study of all adolescents admitted to the Adolescent Medicine Uni...

A Multi-Site Study of Social Cognitive Factors Related to Adherence Among Youth Living ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6319449
Journal of Pediatric Psychology; Dinaj-Koci V, Wang B et. al.

Oct 2nd, 2018 - The goal of the current study was to determine how a set of social cognitive factors predict antiretroviral therapy (ART) medication adherence in youth living with HIV in an era of newer highly active ART medications using a conceptual model. Behaviorally infected youth living with HIV ages 13-24 (N = 822) from 14 sites within the Adolescent Medicine Trials Unit (AMTU) were included in the stud...

AAP guidelines emphasize gender-affirmative care
https://www.mdedge.com/internalmedicine/article/174904/mental-health/aap-guidelines-emphasize-gender-affirmative-care
Madhu Rajaraman

Sep 17th, 2018 - Gender-affirmative care is essential to addressing the physical and mental health needs of transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) youth, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement published in Pediatrics. Dr.

Experiences With Querying Gender Identity Across Seven Adolescent Medicine Sites.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.05.021
The Journal of Adolescent Health : Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine; Guss CE, Inwards-Breland DJ et. al.

Aug 17th, 2018 - To determine how the seven Maternal and Child Health Bureau funded Leadership and Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) programs currently obtain information on gender identity from their patients. A computerized survey was sent to all LEAH site directors with questions to identify if and how programs documented youth's gender identity and barriers to implementation. With response rate of 100%,...

Evaluation of a Pediatric Resident Skills-Based Screening, Brief Intervention and Refer...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.04.004
The Journal of Adolescent Health : Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine; Ryan S, Pantalon MV et. al.

Aug 11th, 2018 - To evaluate a screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment curriculum for alcohol and other substance use developed, implemented and integrated into a pediatric residency program. During a 1-month adolescent medicine rotation, pediatric, and medicine/pediatric residents in an urban teaching hospital completed a 2 1/2-hour formal curriculum including a didactic lecture, a 40-minute vi...

Menstrual History-Taking at Annual Well Visits for Adolescent Girls.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2018.07.012
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; McShane M, Perucho J et. al.

Aug 6th, 2018 - To determine the rates at which primary care providers elicit menstrual histories from adolescent girls at well visits. Retrospective chart review. The departments of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, and Family Medicine of Cooper University Healthcare from January 1, 2010 to June 1, 2016. Women aged 12-21 years who were seen for a well visit in the described setting. None. We searched physician...

Clinical and Actigraphic Profile of Young Patients Admitted for Attempted Suicide
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02803632

Aug 5th, 2018 - An excess suicide-related morbidity is observed among young people in the Picardie region, as reflected by the > 100% occupation rate of the Amiens University Hospital Adolescent Medicine Unit. New approaches have been proposed to these problems that have led us to reorganize our diagnostic practices: 1) more precise characterization of suicidal behaviour by using standardized instruments such ...

Adherence to Guidelines in the Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children: An Austr...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000001551
Pediatric Emergency Care; Weinberger K, Seick Barbarini D et. al.

Jul 25th, 2018 - The aim of this study is to assess the adherence of Austrian physicians to International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes guidelines 2009 concerning treatment in diabetic ketoacidosis and whether there is a difference between specialty (endocrinologists or intensivists) or clinical experience. An online questionnaire was sent to members of the working groups of the Austrian Society...

A Qualitative Study Exploring Contraceptive Practices and Barriers to Long-Acting Rever...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2018.07.006
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Coates C, Gordon CM et. al.

Jul 17th, 2018 - To understand contraceptive practices of female adolescents in the Deep South and determine barriers to their use of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC). Semistructured interviews were conducted that addressed current contraceptive choice, factors influencing choice, LARC awareness, concerns, and barriers to using LARC. Interviews were audio recorded, transcribed, and analyzed using qua...

The Intersection Between Women's Reproductive Desires and HIV Care Providers' Reproduct...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6436555
Maternal and Child Health Journal; Tanner AE, Chambers BD et. al.

Jul 16th, 2018 - Background HIV-positive women in the United States can have healthy pregnancies and avoid transmitting HIV to their children. Yet, little is known about the extent to which HIV care providers' reproductive health practices match women's pregnancy desires. Accordingly, we explored young HIV-positive women's pregnancy desires and reproductive health behaviors and examined reproductive health info...

An examination of eating disorder education and experience in a 1-month adolescent medi...
https://doi.org/10.1515/ijamh-2017-0212
International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health; Pasold TL, Woods JL et. al.

Jun 28th, 2018 - Objective Medical students and professionals report receiving limited education/training related to treating eating disorders. Because medical professionals are the point of initial contact for these patients and are involved necessarily in their treatment, sufficient knowledge on identification and intervention are imperative. This research set out to examine the impact of the eating disorder ...

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Young Women with Blood Disorders.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5978747
Pediatric Clinics of North America; Dickerson KE, Menon NM et. al.

May 28th, 2018 - Abnormal uterine bleeding is common in adolescents and is thought to affect 9% to 14% of women in their reproductive years. Certain unique aspects of underlying inherited or acquired blood disorders exacerbate the "expected" hormonal imbalance at this age, thereby increasing the morbidity of the underlying problem. A multifactorial etiology demands a collaborative approach between hematologists...

Cognitive and Behavioral Resilience Among Young Gay and Bisexual Men Living with HIV.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5564056
LGBT Health; Hussen SA, Harper GW et. al.

May 24th, 2018 - HIV/AIDS disproportionately affects young gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (Y-GBMSM). Resilience remains understudied among Y-GBMSM living with HIV, but represents a potentially important framework for improving HIV-related outcomes in this population. We sought to explore cognitive and behavioral dimensions of resilience and their correlates among Y-GBMSM to gain insights to ...

Weight Loss Trajectories and Adverse Childhood Experience among Obese Adolescents with ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2018.03.001
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Rofey DL, El Nokali NE et. al.

Mar 12th, 2018 - To examine the effect of childhood trauma and family history of psychiatric illness on weight loss trajectories of obese, female adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Prospective study. PCOS and adolescent medicine outpatient clinics. Participants were, on average, 15.8 years of age, 80% Caucasian (39/49 participants), and had a body mass index of 36.8 ± 8.8. Healthy Bodies, Health...

Pediatric and Gynecologic Rates of Documentation of Last Menstrual Period in Female Ado...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2018.02.132
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Tomlin K, Mirea L et. al.

Mar 10th, 2018 - The American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have identified the menstrual cycle as essential in assessing overall health of adolescent girls. Menses should be considered a "vital sign" and documentation of last menstrual period (LMP) is recommended at every patient encounter. The aim of this study was to estimate and compare LMP documentation among...

SBIRT Implementation for Adolescents in Urban Federally Qualified Health Centers
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01829308

Feb 13th, 2018 - Guided by Proctor's conceptual model of implementation research, the proposed study is a multi-site, cluster randomized trial to compare two principal strategies of SBIRT delivery within adolescent medicine. In the Generalist Strategy, the primary care provider delivers brief intervention (BI) for substance misuse. In the Specialist Strategy, BIs are delivered by behavioral health counselors. T...