Lifestyle And Health In Teenagers Aged 15 To 19 Years: Focus On Daily Routine

Neringa Strazdienė, Birutė Strukčinskienė, Sigutė Norkienė Abstract Daily routine in children and teenagers is particularly important factor of the lifestyle for their intensive development, health, and the learning abilities at school. The daily activities and the ways of relax are of importance for mental health and for working capacity of children and young people. Teenagers…

Nutrition of Teenagers in Klaipeda County Schools

Birutė Strukčinskienė, Aiva Dabašinskienė, Sigitas Griškonis Abstract The survey on teenagers’ nutrition was conducted in fourKlaipeda County schools. In the survey participated 487schoolchildren, aged 15 – 19 years (from 9 -12 forms): 223 (45.8%)boys and 264 (54.2%) girls. Chi-square test was used, and thesignificance level p<0.05 was considered as statistically significant.The study revealed that 60%…

Sexuality in Adolescence

Aistė Milaknytė, Indrė Juzelskytė, Žana Bumbulienė, Gražina Stanislava Drąsutienė Abstract Objective. To determine sexual behavior and attitudes to humansexuality in eighteen years old adolescents.Materials and methods. Vilnius city (1st group) (5 secondaryschools, 2 gymnasiums) and Vilnius districts (2nd group) (1secondary school, 4 gymnasiums) schools participated in aconfidential questionnaire survey during the 2012 – 2013 schoolyear.…

„Youth in Europe – a Drug Prevention Programme“: the Case of Klaipėda in the Context of European Cities

Rožė Perminienė, Natalja Istomina, Danguolė Drungilienė, Artūras Razbadauskas Abstract The aim of the paper is to analyze the tendencies of substance use by teenagers of Klaipėda and other European cities and the scale of risk factors influencing these tendencies. In 2006 Iceland, together with the international organization „European Cities Against Drugs“ (ECAD), initiated a decadelong…