Tag: adolescent

Economic Determinants of Sexual Debut among Secondary School Students: A Case of Rural Kenya

The majority of individuals, even teenagers, are motivated by financial gain. A person’s need for money and resources may lead to an early sexual debut. As a result, we wanted to see if economic considerations had an impact on sexual debut among secondary school students. This was done using Marxist philosophy as a guide. The […]

Perceptions of Self as Influencers of Sexual Debut among Secondary School Students in South Western Kenya

The goal of this study is to use the theory of reasoned action to examine how social constructions influence self-perceptions that may lead to sexual debut among in-school teenagers in Nyamira County. An early sexual debut is linked to mental discomfort. The researchers used a mixed-methods approach to data collecting, which included both quantitative and […]

Religion and Contraceptive use among Sexually Active Adolescent Girls in Kenya

The goal of this study was to see if religious affiliation was linked to the use of contemporary contraception among Kenyan sexually active adolescent females. According to the Kenya Demographic Health Survey (KDHS) from 2014, half of Kenyan women aged 20 to 49 had their first sexual encounter before the age of 18. Early sexual […]

Nutritional Status of Adolescent and College Girl Students in Terms of Haemoglobin Levels and BMI | Chapter 20 | Issues and Developments in Medicine and Medical Research Vol.10

A proper diet with enriched nutritious elements promotes better newborn, child, and maternal health, as well as stronger immune systems, safer pregnancy and childbirth, decreased risk of noncommunicable diseases, and longer life. Malnutrition has long been a concern throughout the world, particularly in underdeveloped nations, despite numerous research and community programmes highlighting the importance of […]

A Case Report on Delayed Diagnosis of Turner Syndrome in a Short Statured Adolescent

Two examples of progressive isolated injury to the lateral branch of the pectoral nerve with clavicular atrophy of the major pectoral muscle are shown. Repetitive external microtraumas and pressure on the nerve trajectory between the chest and shoulder during sports or occupational activities have been attributed to the mechanism of isolated lateral pectoral nerve lesions […]

Study on MRI Spectrum of ACL Tears in Pediatric Age Group: A Case Series

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are common among adolescents due to their high participation in outdoor activities. Knee ligament tears are almost always accompanied by other injuries. We demonstrated a variety of injuries seen in the paediatric teenage population. Routine radiography misses a variety of knee problems, such as meniscal rips and bone marrow oedema. […]

Religious Attitudes in Adolescents with Obsessive Compulsive Symptoms (OCS) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Background: According to mental health professionals, obsessive compulsive symptoms are becoming more common in children and adolescents. As a secondary research goal, our epidemiology study will estimate the prevalence of obsessive symptoms and obsessive compulsive disorder among secondary school students. The study was conducted on 1299 secondary school students in a cross-sectional design, with an […]

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