Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Saewyc’

Live for the Moment: A research-based photo exhibit about life, death, and young men

Jan. 15, 2013 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Following up on a study from last year on how young men grieve for a friend who died accidentally, UBC researchers have taken their project to Whistler to examine this issue in the resort community.

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Students trading sex for drugs or alcohol happens also in rural B.C.: UBC research

Aug. 1, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

Just over two percent of teens in rural schools who have ever tried alcohol, marijuana or other drugs report they have also traded sex for these substances, according to University of British Columbia research published today in the Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality. This is the first study to track this issue among rural students.

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Asian Canadian LGB teens face greater health risks as dual minorities: UBC research

Mar. 28, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Asian Canadian teenagers who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual are 30 times more likely to face harassment than their heterosexual peers – a factor that is linked to higher rates of alcohol or drug use, according to University of British Columbia research.

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Increased age of sexual consent in Canada may not protect teens at greatest risk: UBC study

Nov. 16, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , ,

The increase in the legal age of sexual consent from 14 to 16 years in 2008 may not be protecting those at greatest risk, according to researchers who have analyzed British Columbia population-based data and recommend additional strategies to safeguard vulnerable children and teens.

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