Corre T, Barrense-Dias Y, Surís JC. The Growing Trend of Young People Abstaining from Drinking Alcohol: A Literature Review. Substance Use & Misuse. 2022.

Chok, L., Suris, J.-C. and Barrense-Dias, Y. Adolescents’ mental health and emotional problems: a qualitative study in Switzerland. Qualitative Research Journal. 2022. [Online ahead of print]

Barrense-Dias Y, Bélanger R.E, Desbiens F, Leatherdale S.T, Haddad S. Understanding Sexual Health Indicators During Adolescence: A Study to Consider Time Since Sexual Debut When Exploring Multiple Sexual Partners. Arch Sex Behav 51, 1765–1772. 2022. [Published online]

Barrense-Dias Y, Chok L, Stadelmann S, Berchtold A, Suris JC. Sending One’s Own Intimate Image: Sexting Among Middle-School Teens. Journal of School Health. 2022 February 16. [Published online]

Berchtold A, Wicht B, Surís JC, Morselli D. (2022). Consistency of data collected through online life history calendars. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies13(1), 145-168. 2022. [Published online]


Surís JC, Stadelmann S, Auderset D, Barrense-Dias Y, Lim M. Transactional sex among young people in Switzerland: a cross-sectional study. Sexual Health, 18(6), 445-452. 2021. [Published online]

Meuwly M, Suris JC, Auderset D, Stadelmann S, Barrense-Dias Y. Virgins at age 26: who are they?. Sexual Health. 2021 August 18. [Published online]

Meuwly M, Auderset D, Surís JC, Barrense-Dias Y. Losing your virginity safely? A Swiss national survey. Swiss Med Wkly. 2021 May 6. [Published online]

Meuwly M, Auderset D, Stadelmann S, Suris JC, Barrense-Dias Y. Anal Intercourse among Heterosexual Young Adults: A Population-Based Survey in Switzerland. J Sex Res . 2021 Jan 11;1-8. [Online ahead of print]

Mora-Monteros M, Barrense-Dias Y, Auderset D, Stadelmann S, Senn N, Suris JC. Transition from paediatric to adult care: What about the healthy ones?. Swiss Med Wkly. 2021. [Published online]

Jaboyedoff M, Starvaggi C, Suris, JC, Kuehni CE, Gehri M, Keitel K, Pellaton R. Characteristics of low-acuity paediatric emergency department consultations in two tertiary hospitals in Switzerland: a retrospective observational study. BMJ paediatrics open5(1), e001267. 2021 [Published online]

El Ghaziri N, Blaser J, Malebranche M, Pahud-Vermeulen B, Gyuriga T, Suris JC, Gehri M, Bodenmann P. Medical Facilities for Refugees in Europe: Creating a Consultation for Resettled Syrian Families. Frontiers in medicine8, 728878. 2021. [Published online]


Barrense-Dias Y, Akre C, Auderset D, Leeners B, Morselli D, Surís JC. Non-consensual sexting: characteristics and motives of youths who share received-intimate content without consent. Sex Health. 2020 Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Akre C, Berchtold A, Barrense-Dias Y, Suris JC. Characteristics defining perceived popularity among same-sex and opposite-sex peers. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Auderset D, Akre C, Barrense-Dias Y, Berchtold A, Jacot-Descombes C, Leeners B, Morselli D, Surís JC. Profile of Young Victims of Unwanted Sexual Experiences: a Gender Comparison Using a Swiss National Survey. Sexuality Research and Social Policy (Published online 7 March 2020).

Barrense-Dias Y, Akre C, Surís JC, Berchtold A. Opinions of Adolescents on Prevention Related to Sexting: a Q-Methodology Study. Sexuality Research and Social Policy [Published online 04 February 2020]

Barrense-Dias Y, Akre C, Surís JC, Berchtold A, Morselli D, Jacot-Descombes C, Leeners B. Does the Primary Resource of Sex Education Matter? A Swiss National Study. J Sex Res. 2020 Feb;57(2):166-176. [Published online]

Boukamel M, Fougère Y, Gehri M, Suris JC, Rochat I, Miletto D, Kyrilli S, Fouriki A, Crisinel PA. Prevalence of tuberculosis in migrant children in Switzerland and relevance of current screening guidelines. Swiss Med Wkly. 2020 Jun 4. [Published online]

Eisner-Fellay T, Akre C, Auderset D, Barrense-Dias Y, Suris JC. Far from acceptable: youth-reported risk behaviour screening by primary care physicians. Fam Pract. 2020 Jul 7. [Online ahead of print]

Gubelmann A, Auderset D, Akre C, Barrense-Dias Y, Surís JC. Youths and poor emotional wellbeing: is it just a matter of stress? A longitudinal survey. Swiss Med Wkly. 2020 Jul 15. eCollection 2020 Jul 13.

Iuvara M, Barrense-Dias Y, Akre C, Suris JC. Do Youths with a Chronic Condition Have Different Online Sexual Activity? International Journal of Sexual Health. [Published online 24 July 2020]

Le Boudec A, Akre C, Barrense-Dias Y, Berchtold A, Suris JC. Siblings of youths with chronic conditions: a school-based survey. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2020 Nov 2. [Online ahead of print]

Meuwly M, Barrense-Dias Y, Auderset D, Surís JC. Contraception use: is everything played at first intercourse? Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2020 Aug 24. [Online ahead of print]

Suris JC, Akre C, Jacot-Descombes C, Leeners B, Morselli D, Barrense-Dias Y. Does regretting first vaginal intercourse have an effect on young adults’ sexual behaviour? Sex Health. 2020 Jun; 17(3):247-254.

Van Ruymbeke C, Barrense-Dias Y, Suris JC. Is vulnerability associated with substance use? A study among youth in Switzerland. Arch Pediatr. 2020 Nov. [Published online]


Barrense-Dias Y, Suris JC, Akre C. “When it deviates it becomes harassment, doesn’t it?” A qualitative study on the definition of sexting according to adolescents and young adults, parents and teachers. Archives of Sexual Behavior 2019 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print]

El Ghaziri N, Blaser J, Darwiche J,Suris JC, Sanchis Zozaya J, Marion-Veyron R, Spini D, Bodenmann P. Protocol of a longitudinal study on the specific needs of Syrian refugee families in Switzerland. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2019 Dec 16;19(1):32. [Published online]

Fougère Y, El Houss S,Suris JC, Rouvenaz-Defago S, Miletto D, Von der Weid L, Willen F, Williams-Smith JA, Gehri M, Crisinel PA. Single doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis and poliomyelitis vaccines are sufficient to generate a booster-type response to tetanus in most migrant children. Vaccine. 2019 Oct 8;37(43):6441-6446. [Epub 2019 Sep 12]

Moreno MA, Eickhoff J, Zhao Q, Suris JC. College Students and Problematic Internet Use: A Pilot Study Assessing Self-Appraisal and Independent Behavior Change. J Adolesc Health. 2019 Jan;64(1):131-133. [Epub 2018 Sep 22]


Chen F, Berchtold A, Barrense-Dias Y, Suris JC. Spiritual belief and its link with potentially addictive behaviors in a youth sample in Switzerland. International journal of adolescent medicine and health, 33(1). 2018.

Akre C, Polvinen J, Ulrich NJ, Rich M. Children’s at Home: Pilot Study Assessing Dedicated Social Media for Parents of Adolescents with Neurofibromatosis Type 1Journal of Genetic Counseling, 2018.

Akre C, Surís JC, Belot A, Couret M, Dang T-T, Duquesne A, Fonjallaz B, Georgin-Lavialle S, Larbre J-P, Mattar J, Meynard A, Schalm S, Hofer M. Building a transitional care checklist in rheumatology: a Delphi-like survey. Joint Bone Spine. 2018;85:435-40.

Ammann S, Berchtold A, Barrense-Dias Y, Akre C, Suris JC. Disordered Eating: The Young Male Side. 2018;44:289-96.

Berchtold A, Akre C, Barrense-Dias Y, Surís JC. Daily internet time: towards an evidence-based recommendation? Eur J Public Health. 2018;28:647-51.

Chen F, Berchtold A, Barrense-Dias Y, Suris JC. Spiritual belief and its link with potentially addictive behaviors in a youth sample in Switzerland. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2018 Nov 29.

Fougère Y, El Houss S, Suris JC, Rouvenaz-Defago S, Miletto D, Von der Weid L, Willen F, Williams-Smith JA, Gehri M, Crisinel PA. High coverage of hepatitis B vaccination and low prevalence of chronic hepatitis B in migrant children dictate a new catch-up vaccination strategy. Vaccine. 2018;36:4501-6.

Gubelmann A, Berchtold A, Barrense-Dias Y, Akre C, Newman CJ, Suris JC. Youth with chronic conditions and risky behaviors: an indirect path. J Adolesc Health. 2018 (ahead of pub).

Moreno MA, Eickhoff J, Zhao Q, Suris JC. College students and problematic internet use: a pilot study assessing self-appraisal and independent behavior change. J Adolesc Health. 2018 (ahead of pub).

Berchtold A, Surís JC, Meyer T, Taushanov Z. Development of somatic complaints among adolescents and young adults in Switzerland. Swiss Journal of Sociology44(2), 239-258. 2018.


Akre C, Surís JC. Adolescents and young adults’ perceptions of electronic cigarettes as a gateway to smoking: a qualitative study in SwitzerlandHealth Education Research, Volume 32, Issue 5, 1 October 2017, Pages 448–454.

Barrense-Dias Y, Berchtold A, Suris JC, Akre C. Sexting and the Definition Issue. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Jul 19. pii: S1054-139X(17)30214-8.

Berchtold A, Akre C, Barrense-Dias Y, Surís JC. Collecting data among chronically ill adolescents and their parents: how to get their attention?. SAGE Research Methods Cases. 2017.

Campisi L, Berchtold A, Barrense-Dias Y, Akré C, Gehri M, Surís JC. Risk behaviours among native and immigrant youths in Switzerland: a cross-sectional study. Swiss Medical Weekly 147 (2017) w14531.

Piguet C, Barrense-Dias Y, Ramelet AS, Suris JC. Monitoring screen use: a qualitative exploration of family strategies in Swiss homes. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2017 Jul 14. pii:/j/ijamh.ahead-of-print/ijamh-2016- 0146/ijamh-2016-0146.xml.

Schweizer A, Berchtold A, Barrense-Dias Y, Akre C, Suris JC. Adolescents with a smartphone sleep less than their peers. Eur J Pediatr. 2017 Jan; 176(1):131-136.

Suris JC, Larbre JP, Hofer M, Hauschild M, Barrense-Dias Y, Berchtold A, Akre C. Transition from paediatric to adult care: what makes it easier for parents? Child Care Health Dev. 2017 Jan; 43(1):152-155.


Baggio S, Iglesias K, Berchtold A, Surís JC. Measuring internet use: comparisons of different assessments and with internet addiction. Addict Res Theory. 2016.

Baggio S, Dupuis M, Studer J, Spilka S, Daeppen JB, Simon O, Berchtold A, Gmel G. Reframing video gaming and internet use addiction: empirical cross-national comparison of heavy use over time and addiction scales among young users. Addiction. 2016 Mar;111(3):513-22.

Barrense-Dias Y, Berchtold A, Akre C, Surís JC. Consuming energy drinks at the age of 14 predicted legal and illegal substance use at 16. Acta Paediatr. 2016 Aug.

Barrense-Dias Y, Berchtold A, Akre C, Surís JC. Alcohol misuse and gateway theory: a longitudinal study among adolescents in Switzerland. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2016 Apr 20.

Barrense-Dias Y, Berchtold A, Akre C, Surís JC. The relation between internet use and overweight among adolescents: a longitudinal study in Switzerland. Int J Obes (Lond). 2016 Jan;40(1):45-50.

Christin A, Akre C, Berchtold A, Suris JC. Parent-adolescent relationship in youths with a chronic condition. Child Care Health Dev. 2016 Jan;42(1):36-41.

Lehmann S, Akré C, Berchtold A, Flatz A, Suris JC. The winner takes it all? Characteristics of adolescent at-risk/problem gamblers in Switzerland. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2016 Jan 20.

Morselli D, Berchtold A, Suris Granell J-C, Berchtold A. On-line life history calendar and sensitive topics: A pilot study. Computers in Human Behavior. 2016;58:141-9.

Panova OV, Kulikov AM, Berchtold A, Suris JC. Factors associated with unwanted pregnancy among adolescents in Russia. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2016 Oct;29(5):501-5.

Vanoni F, Suris JC, von Scheven-Gête A, Fonjallaz B, Hofer M. The difference of disease perception by juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients and their parents: analysis of the JAMAR questionnaire.Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2016 Jan 6;14(1):2.


Akre C, Ramelet AS, Berchtold A, Suris JC. Educational intervention for parents of adolescents with chronic illness: a pre-post test pilot study. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2015;27(3):261-9.

Akre C, Light A, Sherman L, Polvinen J, Rich M. What young people with spina bifida want to know about sex and are not being told. Child Care Health Dev. 2015 Nov;41(6):963-9.

Akre C, Bélanger RE, Suris JC. Cannabis users identifying themselves as non cigarette smokers: who are they? J Child Adolesc Subst Abuse. 2015, 0: 1-6

Berchtold A, & Surís JC (2015): Imputation of Repeatedly observed Multinomial Variables in Longitudinal Surveys. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation.

Gmel G, Akre C, Astudillo M, Bähler C, Baggio S, Bertholet N, Clair C, Cornuz J, Daeppen JB, Deline S, Dermota P, Dey M, Dupuis M, Estévez N, Foster S, Gaume J, Haug S, Henchoz Y, Kuendig H, Mohler-Kuo M, N’Goran A, Schaub M, Studer J, Suris JC, Wang J. The Swiss Cohort Study on Substance Use Risk Factors – Findings of two Waves. Sucht: Journal of Addiction Research and Practice. Special issue Research on Risk and protective Factors for Prevention of Substance Disorders. 61 (4), 2015, 251 – 262

Meynard A, Ambresin AE, Suris JC. [Transition to adult care: an overview]. Rev Med Suisse. 2015 Feb 18;11(462):434-7.

Moulin V, Akre C, Rodondi PY, Ambresin AE, Suris JC. A qualitative study of adolescents with medically unexplained symptoms and their parents. Part 1: Experiences and impact on daily life.J Adolesc. 2015 Dec;45:307-16.

Moulin V, Akre C, Rodondi PY, Ambresin AE, Suris JC. A qualitative study of adolescents with medically unexplained symptoms and their parents. Part 2: How is healthcare perceived?J Adolesc. 2015 Dec;45:317-26.

Piguet C, Berchtold A, Akre C, Suris JC. What keeps female problematic Internet users busy online? Eur J Pediatr. 2015 Aug;174(8):1053-9.

Rücker J, Akre C, Berchtold A, Suris JC. Problematic Internet use is associated with substance use in young adolescents. Acta Paediatr. 2015 May;104(5):504-7.

Suris JC, Rutishauser C, Akré C. [Does talking about it make a difference? Opinions of chronically ill young adults after being transferred to adult care]. Arch Pediatr. 2015 Mar;22(3):267-71

Suris JC. [Adolescents and electronic cigarettes]. Rev Med Suisse. 2015 Jan 14;11(456-457):118-9.

Suris JC, Akre C. Key elements for, and indicators of, a successful transition: an international Delphi study. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Jun;56(6):612-8.

Surís JC, Berchtold A, Akre C. Reasons to use e-cigarettes and associations with other substances among adolescents in Switzerland. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2015 Aug 1;153:140-4.


Akre C, Suris JC. From controlling to letting go: what are the psychosocial needs of parents of adolescents with a chronic illness? Health Educ Res. 2014 Oct;29(5):764-72.

Akre C, Berchtold A, Gmel G, Suris JC. The evolution of sexual dysfunction in young men aged 18-25 years. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Dec;55(6):736-43

Merglen A, Flatz A, Bélanger RE, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Weekly sport practice and adolescent well-being. Arch Dis Child. 2014 Mar; 99(3):208-10.

Suris JC, Akre C, Piguet C, Ambresin AE, Zimmermann G, Berchtold A. Is Internet use unhealthy? A cross-sectional study of adolescent Internet overuse. Swiss Med Wkly. 2014 Dec 4;144:w14061.


Akre C, Chabloz JM, Belanger RE, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Unwanted sexual experiences among adolescents: shedding light on the gray zone between consensual and non-consensual sex. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2013 Jan 12:1-6. doi: 10.1515/ijamh-2013-0009.

Bélanger RE, Marclay F, Berchtold A, Saugy M, Cornuz J, Suris JC. To What Extent Does Adding Tobacco to Cannabis Expose Young Users to Nicotine? Nicotine Tob Res. 2013 Nov;15(11):1832-8.

Flatz A, Bélanger RE, Berchtold A, Marclay F, Surís JC. Assessing Tobacco Dependence Among Cannabis Users Smoking Cigarettes. Nicotine Tob Res. 2013 Feb;15(2):557-61.

Goldstein H, Akre C, Bélanger RE, Suris JC. Detached, distraught or discerning? Fathers of adolescents with chronic illness: a review of the literature. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2013 Jan 12:1-9. doi: 10.1515/ijamh-2013-0018.

Tornay L, Michaud PA, Gmel G, Wilson ML, Berchtold A, Surís JC. Parental monitoring: a way to decrease substance use among Swiss adolescents? Eur J Pediatr. 2013 Sep;172(9):1229-34.

Tozzi L, Akre C, Fleury-Schubert A, Surís JC. Gambling among youths in Switzerland and its association with other addictive behaviours: a population-based study. Swiss Medical Weekly 2013 Mar 25;143:w13768. doi: 10.4414/smw.2013.13768.


Ambresin AE, Belanger RE, Chamay C, Berchtold A, Narring F. Body dissatisfaction on top of depressive mood among adolescents with severe dysmenorrhea. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2012 Feb;25(1):19-22

Bélanger RE, Ohl F, Berchtold A, Akre C, Suris JC. Social contexts of sports-practicing youths’ hazardous drinking. Swiss Med Wkly. 2012 Feb 17;142:

Deppen A, Jeannin A, Michaud PA, Alsaker F, Suris JC. Subjective pubertal timing and health-compromising behaviours among Swiss adolescent girls reporting an on-time objective pubertal timing. Acta Paediatr. 2012 Aug;101(8):868-72.

Mialon A, Berchtold A, Michaud PA, Gmel G, Suris JC. Sexual dysfunctions among young men: prevalence and associated factors. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Jul;51(1):25-31.

Wilson ML, Bovet P, Viswanathan B, Suris JC. Bullying among adolescents in a sub-Saharan middle-income setting. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Jul;51(1):96-8.


Baumann P, Bélanger RE, Akre C, Suris JC. Increased risks of early sexual initiators: time makes a difference. Sex Health. 2011 Sep;8(3):431-5.

Bélanger RE, Akre C, Kuntsche E, Gmel G, Suris JC. Adding tobacco to cannabis–its frequency and likely implications. Nicotine Tob Res. 2011 Aug;13(8):746-50.

Bélanger RE, Akre C, Berchtold A, Michaud PA. A U-shaped association between intensity of Internet use and adolescent health. Pediatrics. 2011 Feb;127(2):e330-5.

Berchtold A, Akré C, Jeannin A, Michaud PA, Suris JC. First consumption ever of multiple substances: applying an expert-based taxonomy to a Swiss national sample of adolescents. Addict Behav. 2011 Jan-Feb;36(1-2):68-72.

Gaille M, Bélanger RE, Michaud PA. Do Swiss adolescents perceive the negative effects of their illegal substance use? Swiss Med Wkly. 2011 May 27;141:w13194

Luder MT, Pittet I, Berchtold A, Akré C, Michaud PA, Surís JC. Associations between online pornography and sexual behavior among adolescents: myth or reality? Arch Sex Behav. 2011 Oct;40(5):1027-35.

Rutishauser C, Akré C, Surís JC. Transition from pediatric to adult health care: expectations of adolescents with chronic disorders and their parents. Eur J Pediatr. 2011 Jul;170(7):865-71.

Surís JC, Bélanger RE, Ambresin AE, Chabloz JM, Michaud PA. Extra Burden of Psychosomatic Complaints Among Adolescents Suffering From Chronic Conditions. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2011 Apr 15.


Akre C, Michaud PA, Suris JC. “I’ll look it up on the Web first”: Barriers and overcoming barriers to consult for sexual dysfunction among young men. Swiss Med Wkly. 2010 Jun 12;140(23-24):348-53.

Akre C, Berchtold A, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Cannabis and tobacco use: Where are the boundaries? A qualitative study on cannabis consumption modes among adolescents. Health Education Research 2010 Feb;25(1):74-82.

Berchtold A, Michaud PA, Nardelli-Haefliger D, Suris JC. Vaccination against human papillomavirus in Switzerland: simulation of the impact on infection rates. International Journal of Public Health 2010 Feb;55(1):25-34.

Berchtold A, Jeannin A, Akré C, Michaud PA, Suris JC. First use of multiple substances: Identification of meaningful patterns. Journal of Substance Use, 15(2):118-130.

Bucher della Torre S, Akre C, Suris JC. Obesity prevention opinions of school stakeholders: a qualitative study. Journal of School Health 2010 May;80(5):233-9.

Henninger S, Michaud PA, Akre C.[Competence of adolescent minors: a qualitative study of representations in the French-speaking area of Switzerland]. Rev Med Suisse. 2010 Jun 16; 6

Luder MT, Berchtold A, Akré C, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Do youths gamble? You bet! A Swiss population-based study. Swiss Med Wkly. 2010 Aug 9;140:w13074. doi: 10.4414/smw.2010.13074.

Mauerhofer A, Berchtold A, Akré C, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Female adolescents’ views on a youth-friendly clinic. Swiss Med Wkly. 2010 Jan 9;140(1-2):18-23.

Meier M, Berchtold A, Akré C, Michaud PA, Surís JC. Who eats healthily? A population-based study among young Swiss residents. Public Health Nutr. 2010 Dec;13(12):2068-75.

Michaud PA, Berg-Kelly K, Macfarlane A, Benaroyo L. Ethics and adolescent care: an international perspective. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2010 Aug;22(4):418-22.

Michaud PA, Suris JC, Thomas R, Gnehm HE, Cheseaux JJ; Swiss HIV Mother+Child Cohort Study (MoCHiV). Coping with an HIV infection. A multicenter qualitative survey on HIV positive adolescents’ perceptions of their disease, therapeutic adherence and treatment. Swiss Med Wkly. 2010 May 1;140(17-18):247-53

Pittet I, Berchtold A, Akre C, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Are adolescents with chronic conditions particularly at risk of bullying? Arch Dis Child 2010 Sep;95(9):711-6.

Suris JC, Akre C, Berchtold A, Bélanger RE, Michaud PA. Chonically connected? Internet use among adolescents with chronic conditions. Journal of Adolescent Health 2010 Feb;46(2):200-2.

Michaud PA, Bélanger R. [Adolescents, Internet and new technologies: a new wonderland?]. Rev Med Suisse. 2010 Jun 16;6(253):1230, 1232-5.


Dominé F, Berchtold A, Akré C, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Disordered Eating Behaviors: What About Boys? J Adolesc Health 2009; 44(2): 111-7.

Mauerhofer A, Berchtold A, Michaud PA, Suris JC. The GPs role in the detection of the psychological problems of young people: a population-based study. British Journal of General Practice 2009; 59: e308-e314.

Mauerhofer A, Akre C, Michaud PA, Suris JC. La médecine ambulatoire youth-friendly. Archives de Pédiatrie 2009; 16(8): 1151-1157.

Michaud PA, Suris JC, Thomas R, Kahlert C, Rudin C, Cheseaux JJ, and Swiss Mother and Child HIV Cohort Study (MoCHiV). To Say or Not to Say: A Qualitative Study on the Disclosure of Their Condition by Human Immunodeficiency Virus–Positive Adolescents. J Adolesc Health 2009; 44(4): 356-62.

Pittet A, Berchtold A, Akré C, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Sport practice among adolescents with chronic health conditions. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 2009; 163(6):565-71.

Pittet I, Berchtold A, Akre C, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Are adolescents with chronic conditions particularly at risk of bullying? Arch Dis Child 2009 Mar 22.

Pittet I, Suris JC. Bullying – De quoi s’agit-il? Rev Med Suisse 2009; 5: 53-8

Suris JC, Akre C, Rutishauser C. How adult specialists deal with the principles of a successful transition. Journal of Adolescent Health 2009;45 (6): 551-5.

Thurnherr J, Michaud PA, Berchtold A, Akré C, Suris JC. Youths carrying a weapon or using a weapon in a fight: what makes the difference? Health Educ Res. 2009;24(2):270-9.


Chariatte V, Berchtold A, Akré C, Michaud PA, Suris JC. Missed appointments in an outpatient clinic for adolescents, an approach to predict the risk of missing. J Adolesc Health. 2008 Jul;43(1):38-45.

Haller DM, Michaud PA, Suris JC, Jeannin A, Narring F. Opportunities for prevention in primary care in a country with universal insurance coverage. J Adolesc Health. 2008 Nov;43(5):517-9.

Suris JC, Dominé F, Akré C. La transition des soins pédiatriques aux soins adultes des adolescents souffrant d’affections chroniques. Rev Med Suisse. 2008 Jun 11;4(161):1441-4.

Suris JC, Michaud PA, Akre C, Sawyer SM. Health risk behaviors in adolescents with chronic conditions. Pediatrics. 2008 Nov;122(5):e1113-8.

Thurnherr J, Berchtold A, Michaud PA, Akre C, Suris JC. Violent adolescents and their educational environment: a multilevel analysis. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2008 Oct;29(5):351-9.


Berchtold A. Key elements in the statistical analysis of surveys. International Journal of Public Health. 2007 Apr;52(2):117-119.

Chariatte V, Michaud PA, Berchtold A, Akre C, Suris JC. Missed appointments in an adolescent outpatient clinic: descriptive analyses of consultations over 8 years. Swiss Med Wkly. 2007 Dec 1;137(47-48):677-81.

Suris JC, Jeannin A, Chossis I, Michaud PA. Piercing among adolescents: body art as risk marker. J Fam Pract. 2007 Feb;56(2):126-30.

Suris JC, Akre C, Berchtold A, Jeannin A, Michaud PA. Some go without a cigarette: characteristics of cannabis users who have never smoked tobacco. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 Nov;161(11):1042-7.

Zufferey A, Michaud PA, Jeannin A, Berchtold A, Chossis I, van Melle G, Suris JC. Cumulative risk factors for adolescent alcohol misuse and its perceived consequences among 16 to 20 year old adolescents in Switzerland. Prev Med. 2007 Aug-Sep;45(2-3):233-9.


Michaud, PA, Berchtold A, Jeannin A, Chossis I, Suris JC. Secular trends in legal and illegal substance use among 16-20-year-old adolescents in Switzerland. Swiss Medical Weekly 2006, 136, 318-326.

Michaud PA, Jeannnin A, Suris JC. Correlates of extracurricular sport participation among Swiss adolescents. . European Journal of Pediatrics 2006; 165 (8): 546-55.

Michaud PA, Pagava K, Phagava H, Abashidze G, Chanturishvili T, Jeannin A. The Georgian Adolescent Health Survey: methodological and strategic issues. Soz Praventiv Med 2006 51:54–62

Michaud PA, Suris JC, Deppen A. Gender-related psychological and behavioural correlates of pubertal timing in a national sample of Swiss adolescents. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2006 Jul 25;254-255:172-8.

Suris JC, Michaud PA, Chossis I, Jeannnin A. Towards a sedentary society: trends in adolescent sport practice in Switzerland (1993-2002). Journal of Adolescent health 2006; 39 (1): 132-4.


Chamay-Weber C, Narring F, Michaud PA. Partial eating disorders among adolescents: a review. J Adolesc Health 2005; 37:216-426

Jeannin A, Narring F, Tschumper AM, Inderwildi Bonivento L, Ador V, Butikofer A, Suris JC, Diserens C, Alsaker F, Michaud PA. Self reported needs and use of primary health care services by adolescents enrolled in post mandatory schools or vocational training programs in Switzerland. Swiss Med Weekly 2005;135:11-18

Mean M, Camparini Righini N, Narring F, Jeannin A, Michaud PA. Substance use and suicidal conducts: A study of adolescents hospitalised for suicide attempt and ideation. Acta Paediatrica 2005; 94:952-959

Menghrajani P, Klaue K, Dubois-Arber F, Michaud PA. Swiss adolescents’ and adults’ perceptions of cannabis use: a qualitative study. Health Education Research 2005; 20:476-484

Michaud PA, Jeannin A. Beyond the insiders’ circle: Disseminating the results of adolescent health surveys. Acta Pædiatrica, 2005; 94: 1017–1022

Michaud PA, Suris JC. Sports activity during adolescence: a challenge for health professionals and for the society. Rev Med Suisse. 2005 Jul 27;1(28):1835-6, 1838-9.

Righinin C, Naring, F, Navarro F, Perret-Capitovic M, Ladame F, Jeannin A, Berchtold A, Michaud PA. Antecedents, psychiatric characteristics and follow-up of adolescents hospitalised for suicide attempt or overwhelming suicidal ideation. Swiss Med Weekly 2005; 135:440-447

Suris JC, Parera N. Sex, drugs and chronic illness: health behaviours among chronically ill youth. Eur J Public Health. 2005 Oct;15(5):484-8.

Suris JC, Nebot M, Parera N. Behaviour evaluation for risk-taking adolescents (BERTA): an easy to use and assess instrument to detect adolescent risky behaviours in a clinical setting. Eur J Pediatr. 2005 Jun;164(6):371-6.

Suris JC, Parera N. Don’t stop, don’t stop: physical activity and adolescence. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2005 Jan-Mar;17(1):67-78.

Suris JC, Parera N. Being old-for-grade and drug use: Not such a clear connection. Acta Paediatrica, 2005; 94 (12): 1807-14.


Michaud PA, Suris JC, Viner R. The adolescent with a chronic condition. Part II: healthcare provision. Arch Dis Child. 2004 Oct;89(10):943-9.

Parera N, Suris JC. Having a good relationship with their mother: a protective factor against sexual risk behavior among adolescent females? J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2004 Aug;17(4):267-71.

Schlueter V, Narring F, Munch U, Michaud PA. Trends in violent deaths among young people 10-24 years old, in Switzerland, 1969-1997. Eur J Epidemiol. 2004;19(4):291-7.

Suris JC, Jeannin A, Michaud PA, Narring F, Diserens C; Smash Group. Unintentional injuries among 16 to 20 year old students in Switzerland. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2004 Jul-Sep;16(3):265-73.

Suris JC, Michaud PA, Viner R. The adolescent with a chronic condition. Part I: developmental issues. Arch Dis Child. 2004 Oct;89(10):938-42.

Suris JC. Physical activity and drug use among Catalan adolescents. Turk Arch Pediatr 2004; S1: 118-21.