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Not in Education, Employment, or Training Status Among Young Swiss Men. Longitudinal Associations With Mental Health and Substance Use

Baggio, Stéphanie ; Iglesias, Katia ; Deline, Stéphane ; Studer, Joseph ; Henchoz, Yves ; Mohler-Kuo, Meichun ; Gmel, Gerhard

In: Journal of Adolescent Health, 2015, vol. 56, no. 2, p. 238-243

Purpose Not in Education, Employment, or Training (NEET) youth are youth disengaged from major social institutions and constitute a worrying concern. However, little is known about this subgroup of vulnerable youth. This study aimed to examine if NEET youth differ from other contemporaries in terms of personality, mental health, and substance use and to provide longitudinal examination of...

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Is the Relationship Between Major Depressive Disorder and Self-Reported Alcohol Use Disorder an Artificial One?

Baggio, Stéphanie ; Iglesias, Katia ; Studer, Joseph ; Dupuis, Marc ; Daeppen, Jean-Bernard ; Gmel, Gerhard

In: Alcohol and Alcoholism, 2014, vol. 50, no. 2, p. 195-199

Aims: Many studies have suggested a close relationship between alcohol use disorder (AUD) and major depressive disorder (MDD). This study aimed to test whether the relationship between self-reported AUD and MDD was artificially strengthened by the diagnosis of MDD. This association was tested comparing relationships between alcohol use and AUD for depressive people and non-depressive...

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An 8-Item Short Form of the Inventory of Dimensions of Emerging Adulthood (IDEA) Among Young Swiss Men

Baggio, Stéphanie ; Iglesias, Katia ; Studer, Joseph ; Gmel, Gerhard

In: Evaluation & The Health Professions, 2014, vol. 38, no. 2, p. 246-254

Emerging adulthood is a period of life transition, in which youths are no longer adolescents but have not yet reached full adulthood. Measuring emerging adulthood is crucial because of its association with psychopathology and risky behaviors such as substance use. Unfortunately, the only validated scale for such measurement has a long format (Inventory of Dimensions of Emerging Adulthood...

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Trajectories of drug use among French young people: Prototypical stages of involvement in illicit drug use

Baggio, Stéphanie ; Spilka, Stanislas ; Studer, Joseph ; Iglesias, Katia ; Gmel, Gerhard

In: Journal of Substance Use, 2016, p. 1-6

Aims: This study investigated patterns and trajectories of substance use, with a special focus on illicit drugs other than cannabis. It examined both patterns and trajectories of use among a general population-based sample. Methods: We used data from the 2011 French ESCAPAD survey of French 17-year-olds to assess exposure and age of initiation of 14 licit and illicit drugs...