Add Health Study: The Impact of Parental Incarceration on the Physical and Mental Health of Young Adults
Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have discovered some of the long-term negative physical and mental health effects of parental incarceration on children.
Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, researchers at Cornell University and Boston University report the negative effect that teen dating violence victimization has on both male and female victims’ health as young adults.
Health Insurance Access and Counseling Receipt and their Association with Later Depressive and Suicidal Symptoms: New Child Trends Research Brief Released
A new Child Trends brief uses data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) to explore the relationship between counseling and insurance access during adolescence, and reports of depression or suicidality during young adulthood.
Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, researchers at University College London and the University of Warwick (England) have discovered that positive affect in adolescence and life satisfaction in early adulthood, predict future earnings.
Using school, network and genetic data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, researchers at the University of Colorado and Yale University studied the effects of social environment and genetic factors on friendship selection, adding to the growing body of research on the role of genetic homophily in friendship formation. Their results suggest that social context plays a fundamental role in friendship formation, as a social environment can facilitate or restrict the opportunity to select friends with similar genotypes.
Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, researchers at Harvard University and the University of California, San Diego have found that adolescent drinking and drug use are influenced by the parenting style of their friends’ mothers. Adolescents in social networks that include a friend whose mother practices authoritative parenting face a lower risk of substance abuse than adolescents in social networks that don’t include a friend with an authoritative mother.
Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, UNC researchers have found that women who are overweight or obese years before becoming pregnant deliver babies with a higher birth weight, putting the next generation at a higher risk of obesity-related health outcomes.
Online registration is now open. Please join us July 26-27 in Bethesda, Maryland for the tenth Add Health Users Conference.
Submission deadline is March 30, 2012
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Data from Wave IV of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) provide new insights on the living arrangements of young adults (ages 24 to 32).
The number of young adults in the United States with high blood pressure may be much higher than previously reported, according to a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Data set now available for download from the ICPSR website.
Research based on Add Health data shows that gay, lesbian, and bisexual youth are more likely to face sanctions for illegal and transgressive behaviors than similarly behaving straight peers.
A new study based on data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) suggests that genetics may play a role in shaping adults’ political leanings.
US News & World Report features research by CPC Fellows Guo and Harris that suggests genetic factors could influence behavior.
Over 100 researchers who are working with Add Health data met for the ninth Add Health Users Conference in Bethesda, MD on July 22-23, 2010. Conference materials and methodology slides are now available.