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Study protocol: the Childhood to Adolescence Transition Study (CATS)

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Pediatrics, October 2013
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Title
Study protocol: the Childhood to Adolescence Transition Study (CATS)
Published in
BMC Pediatrics, October 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2431-13-160
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Authors

Lisa K Mundy, Julian G Simmons, Nicholas B Allen, Russell M Viner, Jordana K Bayer, Timothy Olds, Jo Williams, Craig Olsson, Helena Romaniuk, Fiona Mensah, Susan M Sawyer, Louisa Degenhardt, Rosa Alati, Melissa Wake, Felice Jacka, George C Patton

Abstract

Puberty is a multifaceted developmental process that begins in late-childhood with a cascade of endocrine changes that ultimately lead to sexual maturation and reproductive capability. The transition through puberty is marked by an increased risk for the onset of a range of health problems, particularly those related to the control of behaviour and emotion. Early onset puberty is associated with a greater risk of cancers of the reproductive tract and cardiovascular disease. Previous studies have had methodological limitations and have tended to view puberty as a unitary process, with little distinction between adrenarche, gonadarche and linear growth. The Childhood to Adolescence Transition Study (CATS) aims to prospectively examine associations between the timing and stage of the different hormonally-mediated changes, as well as the onset and course of common health and behavioural problems that emerge in the transition from childhood to adolescence. The initial focus of CATS is on adrenarche, the first hormonal process in the pubertal cascade, which begins for most children at around 8 years of age.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 114 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 22 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 17%
Researcher 16 14%
Student > Bachelor 13 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 7 6%
Other 15 13%
Unknown 22 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 25 22%
Medicine and Dentistry 24 21%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 5%
Social Sciences 6 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 4%
Other 16 14%
Unknown 32 28%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 21. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 March 2021.
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#1,091,457
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Outputs from BMC Pediatrics
#117
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Outputs of similar age
#13,470
of 195,216 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Pediatrics
#10
of 151 outputs
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