The Unrecognized Risks of Gambling for Male High School Athletes: Male Athletes Drove Recent Poker Craze and Are at Higher Risk of Gambling Problems

Although athletics is a healthy and popular extracurricular activity in American high schools, it also has its risks. The recent poker craze among adolescents in the U.S. was driven largely by interest in poker play among high school male athletes, a just-released analysis of adolescent gambling in the National Annenberg Surveys of Youth (NASY) indicates.

New book summarizes latest thinking about how genes influence healthy youth development

The new volume, The Dynamic Genome and Mental Health:┬áThe Role of Genes and Environments in Youth Development, presents the results of a conference sponsored by the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania and Oxford University Press on the interrelations between genetic and environmental influences on youth mental health and development.   The