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Teenagers and Drug Abuse - It has been discovered that most people who struggle with drug addiction began experimenting with drugs in their teens. Teenage drug abuse is one of the largest problems in society today and the problem grows and larger every year. Drugs are a pervasive force in our culture today. To expect kids not to be influenced by the culture of their time is as unrealistic as believing in the tooth fairy (Bauman 140). Teens may feel pressured by their friends to try drugs, they may have easy access to drugs, they may use drugs to rebel against their family or society, or they may take an illegal drug because they are curious about it or the pleasure that it gives them....   [tags: Teenagers, Drug Abuse,]
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Anti-drug Advertising Directed toward Teenagers - Many children can quickly recall that eye shutting public service announcement that sends thrills through their body. The advertisers are looking at every single detail and for good reason, they have to get into the viewers head and make it relevant to them. Using techniques such as fear, specific characters for the target age group and a setting suitable for the commercial, ads can create a life changing experience. To truly examine the differences and similarities between ads and how they’ve changed over the years, the ads being presented are selected from different periods in time....   [tags: drugs, advertising, teenagers,] 894 words
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Negative Effects of Mass Media on Teenagers - ... This is important because there are high risks of teenage developing into aggressive behavior that may last into adulthood if they are not being supervised on what they see on TV (2010). Fearful of the world may also occur for those who watch violence television programs. According to children and television violence, teens that are being over exposed to violent on television may worry about becoming a target of violence. The relevance of this idea is that teenagers will more likely grow up thinking that the world is a scary place and that something bad will happen to them (2008)....   [tags: Media, Teenagers, TV Review, Violence, Sex] 880 words
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Teenagers are Misunderstood - The age that I have chosen to study for this essay is teenagers. The reason for this is because so many remarkable things happen during the teenage years and these things vary from culture to culture. To be a teenager is to be in a time of fluctuation and more often than not in western society, a time of rebellion. There are certain rituals that take place during the teens such as socializing with friends in a place other than school, more responsibilities around the house and less juvenile relationships with members of the opposite sex....   [tags: Teens] 1591 words
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Difficulty with Teenagers - ... Often a source of frustration for parents is their teenagers who refuse to get out of bed in the morning. To an outsider, it may appear that the teenager is just being oppositional or lazy, but there is actually more going on in their brain that is causing this irritating behaviour (Spinks, 2002). As the individual enters adolescence, their bodies begin adjusting giving them more energy later in the day rather than first thing the morning (Spinks, 2002). The problem with this is they do not have the same biological clock setting to help them get up in the morning for school (Spinks, 2002)....   [tags: Psychology]
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Canadian Teenagers - ... Following alcohol the second most used drug among Canadian teenagers are cannabis. In grades seven to nine the average age reported they have experimented with cannabis is thirteen years and one out of three claimed they did not experiment with any type of drug including alcohol and tobacco (Leslie, Karen 2008). There are different signs relieving when a student is involved with drugs and can be very obviously if you know what to look for. Physical signs would be losing or gaining weight, changes in their appetite, and emotional signs such as being depression or being happy all the time, tiredness, mood swings and memory lost....   [tags: Drugs and Alcohol, Cannabis, Marijuana] 1153 words
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Teenagers and Sex - Teenagers and Sex Some may say that,” money is what makes the world go around”. Others may say that,”sex is what makes the world go around”. In my opinion, I believe it is a mixture of both sex and money. The survey I chose to evaluate was about teenagers having sex. The purpose of the survey was to show that teens are having sex, but they are safer than teens were in the 80’s. According to the survey, teenage pregnancy, teenagers having sex, abortion, and sexually transmitted diseases, have declined over the pass ten years....   [tags: Papers] 431 words
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Albanian Teenagers - Depending on the respective culture, the life of a teenager can vary greatly. Certain cultures demand more from their teenagers in terms of family obligations than do other cultures. For example, the typical social life of a teenager whose heritage is tied to Northern Albania demands that the teenager honor his or her family’s wishes above all else. The obligations and the respect that an Albanian teenager shows towards his or her family are very important, and that is what keeps the family tied to each other, and form a bond that not anybody can break....   [tags: essays research papers] 518 words
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Depression in Teenagers - Depression in Teenagers Depression is the most common mental illness in the country today. Teenagers are easy prey for this disease. They are at a point in their lives when they must face important transitions and peer pressures. They are trying to understand themselves and where they fit in society, all of which can lead to behavioral and emotional changes. This is also a period when children and parents suffer from poor communication: teenagers often keep their true feelings and concerns from their parents and other authority figures....   [tags: Mental Illnesses Psychology Essays]
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Teenagers and Alcohol - Teenagers and Alcohol “Spank them moderately and send them to church and don’t give them anything to drink until they’re 18, and that’s about all we can say.” This advice was given by the Associated Press to parents of teenagers regarding the topic of alcohol. The facts have shown, however, that this is not all parents can say or do. So people believe talking to children about alcohol will make them more curious and more prone to using alcohol. But studies have shown that children who receive frank information about the dangers of alcohol are less likely to want to try it....   [tags: Social Commentary] 317 words
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Teenagers and Suicide - The third leading cause of death amongst teenagers: Suicide Did you know that suicide is currently the third leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States. (4). In 1992, more teenagers and young adults died from suicide than those who died from stroke, cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, pneumonia, influenza and chronic lung disease combined (4). Suicide is definitely a compelling problem amongst youth in the U.S today. It is estimated that 300 to 400 teen suicides occur per year in Los Angeles County; which is equivalent to one teenager lost every day (1)....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Advertisements and Teenagers - Advertisements and Teenagers The advertisement I have chosen to talk about is from the “THINK!” campaign. The “THINK!” campaign has been set up to provide everybody varying from young children to old people about road safety. The ad have chosen to talk about are of two teens that have been knocked over by two separate cars and have died. To me, this ad shows that the form teenagers were previously seen in has totally changed. (Adults and elderly people now see them negatively) My reason for saying this is because both of these teens had distractions, which were the causes of their deaths, (One teen had a walkman, while the other had a mobile phone.) so adults looking at this would see teens in a negative view....   [tags: Papers] 475 words
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Teenagers and Suicide - Teenagers and Suicide Teenage years are the hardest times. Your having changes in your body, going through relationships, and trying to plan your future. When you go to look for answers, it seems like no one has them. That's what starts teenagers to feel alone. When they feel this way they will try to "medicate" themselves by drugs and alcohol or violence. Studies show that teens who feel this way are at high risk for suicide. Suicide, intentional, self-inflicted death. A uniquely human act, suicide occurs in all cultures....   [tags: Papers] 505 words
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Preventing Fatal Driving Accidents by Teaching Teenagers How to Drive - In recent years, statistics show that over 5,000 teens per year are involved in fatal accidents, in the United States. Some of these accidents are as simple as lack of driving experience to quick access to full driving privileges at an early age, some of these collision are life change or result in death. To reduces numbers of fatalities, we most coach our youth to be safe driver. First step, as adult/parent(s) is let the child show "initiative in driving". This is important because the teen might not have an interest in driving, when you(as the parent/adult) thinking they should be learning to drive....   [tags: driving, fatal accidents, teenagers, drivers' ed,] 1059 words
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Depression in Teenagers - Depression in Teenagers As a teenager, I have experienced depression countless number of times. Many times, I just feel sad, and other times, I feel like the world is not worth living in. Innumerable incidents also have occurred where some of my friends get badly depressed. Since many of my friends would try to talk to me about how they feel when they are depressed, I see a lot the pain and dejection they are going through. Through these experiences, depression began to scare me because of how inferior and worthless it can make a person feel, and where these low feelings would lead to....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Teenagers in Depression - It has come to my attention, that there are quite a few, or need I say many people who have problems with themselves and are in a state of depression. There are many stories that I have read and also dealt with myself about the different causes of this extreme low self esteem. Why does it seem like no one understands us. Why do we have to feel this way. The solution is to simply end everything because then there will be no suffering. No no, that’s no answer to any problem. We as teenagers have to show our strength to fight this confusing and demanding period of our lives....   [tags: essays research papers] 1349 words
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Society's Low Expectations of Teenagers - Did you know that elephant owners in Asia can keep their elephants in their yard with a simple piece of twine and a post in the ground. I’m sure you’re probably thinking, “How is that possible. Elephants are strong, smart, and have potential to do huge things.” The answer has nothing to do with the twine and the post; but it has everything to do with the twine around the elephant’s mind. The thing is, teenagers are a lot like elephants. We are strong, smart, and have incredible potential, but somehow we are held back by a tiny piece of string, held back by a lie; the lie that teenagers are rebellious, good for nothing, lazy bums....   [tags: teens]
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Skipping to Adulthood: Teenagers Today - In today’s modern and fast paced society, teenagers have had to rush through life and begin adulthood earlier than the generations before. Many teens have also been expected to make this step in life without the help of a parent or mature adult, because they are too busy with their own lives. The media has replaced parents’ jobs of teaching their children about life, and the media surrounds teens with mature themes which affect teenagers in a negative way. Many teenagers have lost a section of their lives by having to skip to adulthood where they are unprotected from many negative parts of this world....   [tags: Teens] 770 words
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The Effects of Media on Teenagers - ... “Fashion industry has gone too far in pushing a dangerously thin image that women, and even very young girls, may try to emulate” (Hellmich, 2006, para. 3). Furthermore, the amount of celebrity hypes created by the media influences teenagers to make unreasonable demands for designer materials advertised by popular celebrities. Teens are on public display in front of their peers as they try to keep up with what is fashionable. Teens then want the latest clothing, hairstyles, gadgets, and the list goes on....   [tags: Media]
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Teenagers and "Mega Alterations" - ... Research shows that teens active in pop culture and the media are more likely to alter their bodies in a way that fits with societies outlook on “beauty” (Mann). Teenagers are greatly affected by what they see in the media and who they look up to. When they see all of the celebrities constantly altering their bodies to look a certain way, they want to too. Years ago, plastic surgery was only available for the rich and famous. Today plastic surgery is cheaper and more popular, making it more common around the country....   [tags: Beauty & Image]
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Effects of The Internet On Teenagers - Human’s life has changed. Most of the people have come to cities instead of towns. Kids spend most of their time inside houses either watching TV or playing computer and maybe do their homework. Internet is one of the most recent changes in the last two decays. Not surprisingly, this new phenomenon is perhaps one of the greatest inventions of the last century, but unfortunately this occurrence has made some negative impact on our society and children. Teenagers are the most common group of society who can get artificial by the internet....   [tags: Internet] 775 words
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Fast Foods Are Unhealthy for Teenagers - ... The average number of calories per meal in a study conducted by Elbel was 765 calories; the teenagers underestimated by as much as 466 calories (Williams). Meals from fast food restaurants often have unwarranted calories. A burger can be 400 calories, but if the three strips of bacon are added, in addition to all the toppings a burger can easily become 1300 calories; add an order of French fries at 400 calories. A 12 ounce soft drink is 150 calories, but if the teenager supersizes to a 32 ounce drink it becomes 400 calories, add a refill and it is 800 calories....   [tags: Nutrition ]
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Teenagers and Social Networking - One problem with this can be that they may not always realise who their on-line audience is so trying to work toward appearing a certain way can be difficult. Boyd believed that these teenagers could create lasting ties to develop in to future relationships. She also found that these sites encouraged teenagers to find like minded people to converse with and improved communications skills. (Boyd,2008, Rheingold, 1993, Katz and Aspden) Teenagers are finding their identity in the world, they are the “myspace generation” (Livingstone, 2008) the internet has allowed them to connect with people from all over the world but do they choose to do that....   [tags: Social Networking, Myspace, Facebook] 1994 words
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Cosmetic Surgery on Teenagers - 1. In the first two texts there are numerous views concerning adolescent cosmetic surgery. Among these views are, for example, Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Research Center for Women and Families, whom are mentioned in both texts. As she is quoted in the second text , Seeking Self-Esteem Through Surgery, an article by Camille Sweeney, posted on New York Times website, January 15 anno 2009, “They may not be any happier with their new look, then what?”. Said quote depicts quite well the general skepticism that Diana Zuckerman seems to hold in both texts....   [tags: Cosmetic Surgery] 896 words
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Teenagers and Cars: A Deadly Combination - ... Brianna lost control of her car causing it to roll, flip over, hit a tree, where she was then ejected from her vehicle. When Brianna lost control of her vehicle, she was intoxicated, talking on her cellphone, speeding, and she was not wearing her seatbelt (Strong 1). Brianna’s death is a reminder as to how dangerous these habits can potentially be. In addition to cell-phones, teenage drivers need to be aware of other drivers while approaching stop signs, stop lights, and on the main road. For example, Jeff Geslin ran a stop sign when he got distracted....   [tags: Social Issues, Driving] 1348 words
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“Let Teenagers Try Adulthood” - We all remember the day of the Littleton high school shooting also referred as the Columbine High School Massacre. When the flashing new lines of (CNN News, 1999) stated that 25 people were killed at the High School by two heavily armed male students that also took their own lives; it was shocking and very disturbing news to learn that something so horrible caused this students to kill their own peers. What was the reason that drove these students to kill. Was the students bullying these boys, did they belong in the reject circle, the outcast’s of the high school, were they the weirdo’s because they loved to learn; while everyone else was focused on their looks and the next football game....   [tags: Article Review ] 877 words
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Helping At-Risk Teenagers - Some of the best ways to prepare American Teens to become successful adults is within the walls of their own homes and communities. Parents are the primary role models and first teachers to their children; communities help fill in the gaps when parents can’t be there. The reality that must be confronted is that childhood does not last forever. Adolescence is not a process that has a predetermined end date, nor is it a guarantee in this culture that if left to their own devices, teenagers will learn the values and skills they will need to become responsible adults....   [tags: Adolescence]
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"M" Magazine: Not Appropriate for Teenagers - The teenage years are difficult because of puberty. During puberty your body is going thru changes, your hormones are raging, and people who were once lifetime friends no longer want to have anything to do with you. For today's teen these challenges can be even more difficult with more pressured to have sex earlier, they face challenges with keeping up with trending fashion, and home environments that are much different then they were ten years ago. Teens also are forced to keep up with unrealistic expectations of looking like they just stepped out of a photo shoot where the skinnier you are the more excepted and attractive you become....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 889 words
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The Effects of Media Violence on Teenagers - ... Without the courtesy of reflecting on the children’s parents and loved ones, the two teens decide to fulfill their plan. Perhaps the portrayal of violent behavior gave teens the message that they way to resolve any given conflict is through aggression. In addition, media violence has a dramatic affect on teen’s standard of living. According to the National Gang Trends Survey, there more than 24,500 street gangs in the U.S and more than 772,500 are teens and young adults. Instead of educating themselves by attending school or participating in extracurricular activities, the images such as movie “Gangs in L.A” viewed by teens allow them to become members of unwanted gangs....   [tags: Violence ]
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Teenagers and Their Tanning Problem - ... Vivian Viloria-Fisher was once a high school teacher. She said that one day she sent a girl down to the nurse’s office because she thought that the girl had a condition in some way because her skin was so leathery (Vitello 3). It is true that tanning has LTVB rays that give the skin vitamin D, and it can sometimes ward off osteoporosis. But, there are much safer ways to getting vitamin D. A good replacement for tanning is to get a spray tan, or to use tanning lotions. Those items make your skin look beautiful without causing you to age or harm your skin....   [tags: Health, Skin Cancer] 2009 words
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Drug Abuse Among American Teenagers - Drug Abuse Among American Teenagers Drug abuse in America is a major problem. Especially among teenagers. Drugs have hurt the lives of nearly 40 percent of all teenagers in America. Either with health problems, DWIs, highway crashes, arrests, impaired school and job performance. These drugs that teenagers use range from Alcohol, LSD, Marijuana, and even Cigarettes. Most of the teenagers that are involved in drug abuse have either, broken families, parents that are drug abusers, a unstable environment where they are constantly moving from place to place, or there parents aren't exactly making a lot of money and they are never around because they are trying to make enough money for them to survive....   [tags: drugs teen teens teenager narcotics] 7976 words
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Perscription Drug Abuse among Teenagers - Prescription Drug Abuse among Teenagers ( 12-17 Years) Prescription Drugs are medications that are prescribed to patients by a doctor to help in many ways, such as relieve pain, treat symptoms of a disease, or to help fight an infection. They are very safe when used properly and under supervision of a physician, yet if used without approval of a doctor they can be very harmful and in some cases could lead to death. During your adolescence years, teens have curiosity which builds up and leads them to experimentation....   [tags: Teens Teen Teenager Drugs Drug Abuse] 1078 words
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"Juno" - A Positive or Negative Affect on Teenagers? - In 2007, Fox searchlight released Juno in Canada and United States of America as a comedy-drama directed by Jason Reitman. The film became hugely successful earning Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and Oscar nominations: Best Picture and Best Actress for Ellen Page (Juno-film: www.wikipedia.org). The film written by Diablo Cody depicts a story of female character name Juno MacGuff, with an unexpected pregnancy leading her into an adoption rather than an abortion. The decision leads remarkable change of her surrounding life in family and school....   [tags: Film Review]
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Rap Music's Influence Upon Teenagers - People are surrounded by music every day of their lives. They hear it in their homes, on the radio on their way to work; some people have even caught themselves humming the tune of their favorite song to themselves. But how many people actually listen and not just hear the music they are listening to. Teens in particular don’t realize the message behind the music they are quoting the lyrics to, or the effect it has on them. In today’s culture where rap music has become increasingly popular, many teens aren’t realizing what they are listening to....   [tags: Music & Society]
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CAUSES OF EATING DISORDERS AMONG TEENAGERS. - Introduction This research plan is about the causes of eating disorders among teenagers. Environmental and personal factors play important roles in determining eating patterns and these need to be examined in order to understand how they are related or not to eating disorders. In so doing, it will also be possible to determine the significance of this research and apply it to the modern-day context. Literature review Introduction Recent studies have shown that eating disorders, termed EDs, are gradually taking on a great significance in the modern world....   [tags: Psychology]
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Freely Accessible Birth Control for Teenagers - Freely accessible birth control for teenagers has always been a topic of debate, but it prevents pregnancy, abortion, and it also has many health benefits. There are cons to the argument that suggests a rise in promiscuity in the adolescent demographic, but in spite of these cons the rise of birth control continues, because access to birth control helps adolescents make an informed and safe decision on whether or not to participate in sexual activities. It doesn’t make the decision for them. Two major types of birth control are contraceptives and condoms....   [tags: Birth Control]
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The Pressures on Today's Teenagers - The Pressures on Today's Teenagers Today's teenagers are unruly and lack concentration. Their lack of concentration is a result of the plethora of distractions in society. Teenagers should be taught discipline and mobile phones, computer games etc should be banned from the age or 14 to 16. This would enable all teenagers to fulfil their potential at GCSE level. In today's society there are many pressures in the lives of teenagers. The tornado of school crashes through their lives causing destruction and chaos....   [tags: Papers] 1786 words
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Depression in Teenagers: A Growing Problem - Depression in Teenagers: A Growing Problem Who has not, at some time or another, said, “I am depressed?” It is a line that slips off the tongue of people all too readily when they are bored or unhappy. But most people, when they say that, do not mean that they are clinically depressed, possibly wanting or needing treatment. Sadness is unpleasant but it is not as bad as depression. When people are sad, they keep their self-respect and they feel better after a good cry or a talk with a friend. When people are depressed, self-respect fades, crying does not help at all, and people who are depressed feel alienated around others because they feel like no one understands what they are going through (Brenton 67)....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Respecting Teenagers Will Deter Conflict - Respecting Teenagers Will Deter Conflict TEENAGERS ARE KNOWN FOR their bizarre mood swings, questioning minds and incessant energy. These traits mixed in with a parent's habit of denying a teen's request without a justification are common causes for many of the conflict between parents and teenagers. This occurs because in childhood "no" is accepted without question--a child is not mature enough, in many cases to question, but that is not in a teen's nature. They are no longer children and should not be treated as such....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays] 508 words
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Breast Implants in Teenagers - Breast Implants in Teenagers      The trend for a number of young girls is to get breast augmentation. They think that by changing their bodies, they’re going to change their lives. They think they will be happy, and they will be completely satisfied with their implants. Their expectation is that their self-confidence will skyrocket, and they will be attractive girls. Many young girls get implants to make themselves stand out more and to have a great appearance, but there are many reasons that they should comprehend the long-term effect of surgery....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive] 581 words
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Childbearing Among Teenagers - Childbearing Among Teenagers During the past 40 years teenagers have been identified with having many social problems such as drug abuse, suicide, criminal behavior and childbearing. Even though these concerns have not shown a significant threat to the welfare of future generations, there has been considerable effort, especially in industrialized countries, to control and prevent these issues. Teenage pregnancy, in particular, has made an impressive improvement over recent years.[1] Compared to the last three decades, 33% less teenagers in Canada were pregnant in 2001 according to Statistics Canada (Medical News Today, 2004)....   [tags: Papers] 2481 words
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Alcohol Abuse Among Teenagers - ALCOHOL ABUSE AMONG TEENAGERS: General View: It's very interesting that I find myself writing about something that not only is commonsense, but what is more, something that every one knows about in general but may not in particular. Alcohol use among teenagers is a serious problem and is responsible for death and injury in automobile accidents, physical and emotional disability, deterioration of academic performances, aggressive behavior that causes a number of other sociological problems in families and among friends....   [tags: essays research papers] 1095 words
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American Teenagers and Plastic Surgery - American Teenagers and Plastic Surgery Plastic surgery is not a new field of medicine. Traditionally, plastic surgery dealt with fixing abnormalities of the body, but recently people are enjoying the luxury of plastic surgery simply because they are not happy with their appearance. People make appointments with plastic surgeons for procedures such as rhinoplasty, liposuction, tummy tucks, face lifts, and most commonly breast augmentation. These people look forward to desired results from such procedures without considering the risks....   [tags: Health Medicine Beauty]
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Teenagers and their Impact on the Economy - Teenagers and their Impact on the Economy It is hard for adolescents to look at their own lives and not feel as accepted as they would like to feel. As the saying goes, “Growing up isn’t easy.” By their teen years, they often feel like they are not cool or popular enough. Many of them look up to celebrities and the media on how to be in the popular crowd. There is so much influence on young minds through television, internet or even magazine advertisements. This definitely makes a great target for advertising agencies....   [tags: Teens Media Advertising Essays] 798 words
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Part Time Jobs and Teenagers - Part Time Jobs and Teenagers Good evening parents, teachers, pupils and local employers. We are here tonight to share our views on whether part time jobs are a good idea for teenagers. We will give our views and opinions on what parents, teachers and pupils may have to say on the matter. Parents always want their children to be safe. Who can blame them- we are always hearing on the news about young children going missing and sometimes never being found. So parents may question is a part time job for example a paper round just giving abductors an easy chance....   [tags: Papers] 334 words
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Smoking Trends Among Teenagers - Cigarette smoking is a habit that kills approximately million of people per year. It is surprisingly being picked up by myriad amount of children every day. Smoking becomes a growing trend in the youth community. The number of young smokers have been increased in most American middle schools and high schools. Both girls and boys are smoking because they think it is cool. The four reasons that cause many teenagers to start smoking are peer-pressure, image projection, rebellion, and adult aspirations....   [tags: essays research papers] 1067 words
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Eating Disorders in Teenagers and the Media - Eating Disorders in Teenagers and the Media Today teenagers are under immense pressure to become thin. They are told continually that to be accepted in today's society they must be thin. As a result, some teens resort to drastic dietary measures in an attempt to achieve this slenderness. Is it any wonder that eating disorders such as bulimia and anorexia are on the increase amongst young people, boys as well as girls. CARD 2: But is this preference for thinness totally influenced by its glamorisation by the media....   [tags: Papers] 463 words
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MTV Influences on Teenagers - MTV Influences on Teenagers No longer just a cable network for music, music television channel MTV has become an important factor in shaping values for American teenagers because of shows such as Tom Green, Real World and Road Rules. Many of the music videos are also past of this trend. Unlike other TV programs, Tom Green does not have the director. The show is created by a middle-aged Tom Green and a cameraman. For most of the time that I watch, Tom Green goes from street to street, store to store and tries to say or asks questions that will make other people embarrassed....   [tags: Papers] 1270 words
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Teens and Sex - Abortion and Teenagers - Abortion And Teenagers Throughout the semester, I have been researching information concerning abortion. Many people are totally against abortion, while others feel that there is nothing wrong with it. Some say that even if the fetus is one week or 45 weeks old it is still considered murder. Where do we draw a line. It is obvious that there will never be a right or wrong answer. Every women should have the right to do what she wants. Whether it is abortion or not. Some say that even contraception is wrong....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 1209 words
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Producing an Entertainment Website for Teenagers - Producing an Entertainment Website for Teenagers Planning ======== Our task was to design a website for a chosen target audience. My aim was to produce an entertainment website for teenagers. The reason why I choose to have teenagers as my target audience is mainly because I am a teenager myself so I would understand what code and conventions to have in my website. The research that was needed was: Ø What categories to have on the website Ø What colour scheme people like best Ø The name of the site To make the research successful I made a survey for the audience to fill out, we choose only to hand the survey out to people around our age group....   [tags: Papers] 581 words
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The Representation of Teenagers in the Media - The Representation of Teenagers in the Media Throughout the media we see representation of teenagers. This can show teenagers in positive and negative lights. Teenagers are found in magazines, advertising, television and films, and they are targeted by newspapers and magazines etc. There are two different newspapers reports from the ‘Daily Mail’ and the ‘Dorset Echo’ that are part of this representation. “Perverted tennis club coach jailed for seducing pupil of 15." This report is written by a tabloid called the Daily Mail and is about a perverted tennis club coach who has been jailed for seducing and under-age, pupil protégé....   [tags: Papers] 1067 words
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