Communications to scientific meetings

2017

Annual Meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. New Orleans, LA, USA, March

Akre, C., Berchtold, A., Barrense-Dias, Y., Suris, J-C. Who Are Those Youths Who Consider Themselves as Unpopular?

Barrense-Dias, Y., Akre, C., Berchtold, A., Suris, J-C. Relationship Between Youths and Their Parents.

Barrense-Dias, Y., Berchtold, A., Akre, C., Suris, J-C. Youth Dating Violence in Switzerland.

Suris, J-C., Akre, C., Barrense-Dias, Y., Berchtold, A. Living With a Chronic Condition and Risk Behaviors.

2016

8th Annual Health Care Transition Research Consortium Research Symposium. Houston, USA, October

Akre, C., Barrense-Dias, Y., Hauschild, M., Hofer, M., Larbre, J-P., Berchtold, A., Suris, J-C. Is the adult provider the transition cornerstone?

Suris, J-C., Larbre, J-P., Hofer, M., Hauschild, M., Barrense-Dias, Y., Berchtold, A., Akre, C. Parents’ readiness for transition: what makes the difference?

Annual Meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. Washington, DC, USA, March

Akre C, Ullrich N, Polvinen J, Rich M. Children’s at Home: Dedicated Social Media for Parents of Adolescents With Neurofibromatosis Type 1

Barrense-Dias Y, Akre C, Berchtold A, Suris JC. Gambling and Risk Behaviors: Characteristics of Young Problematic Gamblers in Switzerland

Suris JC, Barrense-Dias Y, Berchtold A, Akre C. Is Being Overweight or Obese Really a Problem?

Suris JC, Barrense-Dias Y, Berchtold A, Akre C. More Important Than You Thought: Some Chronically Ill Adolescents Rely a Lot on Their Health Professional

Suris JC, Akre C, Barrense-Dias Y, Berchtold A. Does Doing the Right Thing Pay? Comparing Youths Who Abstain from Risk Behaviors to Their Risk-taking Peers

2015

Annual Meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. Los Angeles, CA, USA, March

Akre C, Suris JC. E-cigarettes as a Gateway to Smoking: What do Adolescents Themselves Think?

Bélanger RE, Marclay F, Saugy M, Suris JC. Is urine THC-COOH a proper marker for problematic cannabis use?

Suris JC, Akre C, Berchtold A, Piguet C, Richardet E. It’s not the Internet, it’s the weight!

Suris JC, Akre C, Berchtold A, Piguet C, Richardet E. Predictors of Substance Use in Mid-adolescence

Annual meeting of the Swiss Society of Pediatrics, Interlaken, June

Suris JC, Akre C. Are electronic cigarettes harmful? The youths’ point of view

Suris JC, Berchtold A, Barrense-Dias Y, Richardet E. Do Smartphones change adolescents’ sleeping habits?

European Meeting of the IAAH, Lisbon, Portugal, June

Barrense-Dias Y. Alcohol misuse and gateway theory: a longitudinal study in Switzerland

Suris JC, Berchtold A, Richardet E, Barrense-Dias Y, Duruz, J. Parent-Adolescent relationship: The influence of chronic disease

Suris JC. Akre C. Why are adolescents attracted by electronic cigarettes?

Suris JC, Berchtold A, Barrense-Dias Y, Richardet E, Schweizer A. Using energy drinks as a predictor for substance use among adolescents

Neurofibromatosis Conference, Children’s Tumor Foundation, Monterey, CA (USA)

Akre C, Polvinen J, Wolters P, Rich M, Ullrich N. Pilot study to assess and address social needs and quality of life of adolescents living with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 using visual illness self-narratives and social media

2014

3rd international multidisciplinary symposium. Excessive gambling: prevention and harm reduction. Neuchâtel 15-17 January

Suris JC, Piguet C, Akre C, Berchtold A. Jouer pour s’amuser ou ne pas jouer du tout : qu’est-ce qui fait la différence chez les adolescents?

Berchtold A, Piguet C, Akre C, Suris JC. Gambling online: An additional risk for adolescents?

Annual Meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. Austin, TX, USA, March

Suris JC, Akre C, Ambresin AE, Berchtold A, Piguet C, Zimmermann G. Problematic Internet use and substance use in adolescence

Suris JC, Akre C, Ambresin AE, Berchtold A, Piguet C, Zimmermann G. Characteristics of Young Adolescents Accessing Pornography Online

European meeting of the IAAH, Bobigny, France, June

Moulin V, Rodondi PY, Suris JC. Definition of medically unexplained symptoms and functional somatic symptoms in primary care

Suris JC. Moulin V, Berchtold A. Is excessive Internet use a predictor of substance use among young adolescents?

Suris JC, Piguet C, Akre C. Sport practice and risk behaviors among young adolescents

Piguet C, Berchtold A, Moulin V. What keeps female adolescents so busy online?

2013

World congress of the International Association for Adolescent Health. Istanbul, Turkey, 11-13 June

Akre C, Berchtold A, Fleury-Schubert A, Lehmann S, Michaud PA, Suris JC. To have a parental filter or not: does it make a difference?

Akre C, Berchtold A, Fleury-Schubert A, Lehmann S, Michaud PA, Suris JC. For leisure or for work: does the type of Internet use make a difference among users?

Akre C, Berchtold A, Fleury-Schubert A, Lehmann S, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Problematic Internet use and adolescent health.

Piguet C, Akre C, Berchtold A, Suris JC. Which eating habits prevail among young Internet users?

Annual meeting of the Swiss Society of Pediatrics, Genève, June 20-21

Akre C, Suris JC. Comparing opinions of chronically-ill adolescents and their parents concerning disclosure of the chronic condition.

Akre C, Suris JC. The forgotten ones: Healthy siblings of chronically-ill adolescents.

2012

Annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. New Orleans, March

Suris JC, Akré C, Petzold A, Herzig D, Michaud PA. Is gambling part of a global addiction behavior?

Wilson M, Bovet P, Flatz A, Viswanathan B, Suris JC. Suicidal gestures among adolescents of a middle-income sub Saharan country

Swiss Public Health Conference. Lausanne, August 30-31

Akre C, Suris JC. Male adolescents and sexual health services: what’s wrong with them?

2011

Annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Seattle, April

Akré C, Bélanger RE, Mejia D, Suris JC. Addicted to the cannabis community? The socializing role of cannabis use

Bélanger RE, Marclay F, Berchtold A, Akré C, Saugy M, Suris JC. Is cannabis use a significant exposition to nicotine?

Journée de la Swiss Society for Addictive Medicine, Zurich April 14

Suris JC, Berchtold A, Akré C, Bélanger RE, Michaud PA. Substance use trajectories among cannabis and/or tobacco users

Annual meeting of the Swiss Society of Pediatrics, Montreux, September 

Mialon A, Rutishauser C, Akré C, Suris JC. Parents’ relationship with their child’s provider: more than just the transition from pediatric to adult health care

European meeting of the International Association for Adolescent Health. Copenhagen, June

Suris JC, Berchtold A, Akre C, Wilson ML, Mialon A. Changes between substance use groups in the trajectory between adolescence and young adulthood.

2010

Annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, Toronto, Canada, April

Ambresin AE, Bélanger RE, Berchtold A, Narring F. Severe dysmenorrhoea and body perception.

Akre C, Mauerhofer A, Berchtold A, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Where should I stand? Parental involvement in the health care of their adolescent child.

Belanger RE, Ohl F, Akre C, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Sport involvement and adolescent substance use.

Suris JC, Berchtold A, Akre C, Bélanger RE, Michaud PA. Substance use trajectories among cannabis and/or tobacco users.

Suris JC, Bélanger RE, Berchtold A, Ambresin AE, Michaud PA. Health status of adolescents who report psychosomatic symptoms in comparison to those who are chronically ill.

15th European Annual Meeting of the IAAH, Reykjavik, Iceland, June

Akré C, Rutishauser C; Suris JC. What makes transition easier for parents of chronically ill adolescents?

Bélanger RE, Ohl F, Akré C, Suris JC. In which context do sportive adolescents misuse alcohol?

Annual meeting of the Swiss Society of Pediatrics, Crans-Montana, June

Ambresin AE, Bélanger RE, Chamay C, Berchtold A, Narring F. Body dissatisfaction on top of depressive mood among adolescent with severe dysmenorrheal.

Bélanger RE, Akré C, Ambresin AE, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Fatal attraction: smoking among adolescents with chronic pulmonary conditions.

Gaille M, Michaud PA, Bélanger RE. Are adolescents aware of adverse consequences of their illegal psychoactive substance use?

Demi-journée de recherche DMCP CHUV, Lausanne, December

Akré C, Bélanger RE, Suris JC. Why do some youth prefer cannabis?

2009

Annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent medicine, Los Angeles, USA, 27 March

Akre C, Suris JC. Male Sexuality-Related Concerns: What Use of the Internet?

Akre C, Suris JC. What barriers do boys encounter to talk about sexuality-related problems with health providers?

Annual meeting of the Swiss Society of Pediatrics, St-Gallen, June 19

Bélanger R, Meier M, Luder MT, Suris JC. Are adolescent high internet users at greater risk for their health?

Pittet I, Berchtold A, Akré C, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Do pornographic websites influence boys’ sexual behavior?

Suris JC, Akre C, Bélanger R, Michaud PA, Berchtold A. Cannabis use trajectories among Swiss adolescents

Annual meeting of the Swiss Society of Public Health, Zurich, August 28

Bélanger R, Ohl F, Lentillon-Kaestner V, Suris JC. Are young athletes protected against substance use?

Suris JC, Berchtold A, Akre C, Bélanger R, Michaud PA. Tobacco, cannabis or both: smoking trajectories of Swiss adolescents

TREE Conference, Basel, September 12

Berchtold A, Cicognani M, Suris JC. Multiple imputation of missing TREE data

Suris JC, Akre C, Bélanger R, Michaud PA, Berchtold A. The relationship between cannabis and tobacco from adolescence to young adulthood

Demi-journée de Recherche DMCP, 11 décembre

Bélanger R, Ohl F, Lentillon-Kaestner V, Suris JC. Why adolescents give up sports?

Meier M, Berchtold A, Akre C, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Who eats healthy? A population-based study among young Swiss-residents

2008

Annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent medicine, Greensboro, USA, 26-29.03

Akre C, Michaud PA, Berchtold A, Suris JC. Cannabis use as a means of socialization? New consumption patterns among heavy users

Akre C, Michaud PA, Berchtold A, Suris JC. Cannabis and tobacco co-consumption: Can cannabis consumers quit cigarette smoking?

Suris JC, Berchtold A, Akré C, Michaud PA. Daily smokers as a marker of weight control practices among female adolescents

Suris JC, Thurnherr J, Berchtold A, Akré C, Michaud PA. To use it or not to use it: differences between adolescent males carrying a weapon and those using it in a fight

2007

Annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, Denver, 28-31 mars

Michaud PA, Cheseaux JJ, Thomas R, Suris JC and the MoCHiV  group Self-reported attitudes and strategies regarding medication taken by HIV positive adolescents: a qualitative study.

Suris JC, Akre C, Jeannin A, Berchtold A, Michaud PA. Co-occurrence of risky behaviors among adolescents with chronic conditions.

Suris JC, Akre C, Jeannin A, Berchtold A, Michaud PA. Sport practice among adolescents with chronic conditions.

Suris JC, Thomas R, Cheseaux JJ, Michaud PA and Swiss Mother & Child HIV Cohort Study. I don’t want to be disappointed: HIV(+) adolescents’ reasons for not disclosing their disease. A qualitative study.

Annual meeting of European branch of the International Association for Adolescent Health, St Petersburg, 13-15 September

Akre C, Michaud PA, Berchtold A, Suris JC. Cannabis consumption modes among adolescents in Switzerland.

Akre C, Michaud PA, Berchtold A, Suris JC. Field educators’ perceptions of adolescent cannabis consumption in Switzerland.

Chariatte V, Akre C, Michaud PA, Berchtold A, Thurnherr J, Suris JC. Missed appointments in a multidisciplinary adolescent clinic, an 8-year perspective

Suris JC, Akre C, Berchtold A, Thurnherr J, Chariatte V, Michaud PA. Factors associated to adolescents visiting their primary care physician.

Thurnherr J, Akre C, Michaud PA, Berchtold A, Chariatte V, Suris JC. Who are the youth carrying a weapon in Switzerland?

2006

3rd International Conference of Panel Data Users in Switzerland. 24-25 February, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Berchtold, A., Jeannin, A. Statistical Fusion of Small Data Sets: A Numerical Experiment.

Annual Meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. 22-25 March, Boston, USA

Berchtold, A., Jeannin, A. Classifying Complex Profiles of Substance Use Among Adolescents.

Michaud PA, Suris JC, Deppen A. Gender specific psychosocial correlates of pubertal timing in a national sample of Swiss adolescents.

Suris JC Jeannin A, Chossis I, Michaud PA. Some go without a cig: cannabis use among non-tobacco users.

Suris JC Jeannin A, Chossis I, Michaud PA. Is multiple piercing a cumulative marker for exploratory/risky behaviors?

12th Annual meeting of the European Chapter of the International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH). 21-23 September, Athens, Greece

Jaeger I; Michaud PA, Suris JC. Overweight and obesity in adolescence and health perception and behaviors: a profile of 16-20 years-old in Switzerland.

14th Annual EUPHA Meeting. 16-18 November, Montreux, Switzerland

Diserens C, Graf M, Tschumper AM, Narring F, Inderwildi Bonivento L, Jeannin A, Addor V, Bütikofer A, Suris JC, Alsaker F, Michaud PA. Valorising surveys on adolescent health in Switzerland: a public health action plan.

Suris, J.-C., Jeannin, A., Akre, C., Berchtold, A., Michaud, P.A. Sport practice among adolescents with chronic conditions.

Journée de recherche du DMCP. 24 novembre, Lausanne

Héritier O, Vust S, Jaeger I, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Does the BMI of adolescent girls correspond with their perceived weight and body image? A secondary analysis of a Swiss adolescent survey.

2005

Annual Meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. Los Angeles, USA, March

Michaud PA, Chossis I, Jeannin A, Suris JC. Trends in lifetime substance use among 10 to 12th graders: a cross-national comparison.

Suris JC, Jeannin A, Chossis I, Michaud PA. Needing help for emotional distress and getting it: what makes the difference?

Suris JC, Jeannin A, Chossis I, Michaud PA. Subjectively early maturers but objectively on time: influence on risk-taking behaviors among older female adolescents.

8th World Congress of the International Association for Adolescent Health. Lisboa, Portugal, May

Suris JC, Chossis I, Jeannin A, Diserens C, Michaud PA. Non-smokers at age 19 and over: what differentiates them from smokers?

Annual meeting of the Swiss Society of Pediatrics. Montreux, June

Chossis I, Diserens C, Michaud PA. Adolescent simulated patient: a new and attractive way to improve physicians’ clinical skills.

Jaeger I, Chossis I, Suris JC, Michaud PA. Body image and chronic conditions: a profile of 16-20 years-old females in Switzerland.

Suris JC, Chossis I, Jaeger I, Jeannin A, Michaud PA. Post-mandatory school adolescents with chronic conditions: factors affecting their health perception.

2004

Annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. St Louis, MI, 25 Mars

Suris JC, Parera N. Protective factors against drug use among young adolescents

Annual Meeting of the European Network of the International Association for Adolescent Health, Budapest-Debrecen, 23-26 September

Jeannin A, Suris HC, Michaud PA. Health compromising lifestyles among 16-18 year-old females with risky sexual behaviour

Suris JC, Jeannin A, Michaud PA. Is advanced puberty a risk factor for risky sexual behaviour among adolescent females?