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ERIC Number: EJ463027
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0965
Adolescent Risk-Taking: An Analysis of Problem Behaviors in Problem Children.
Lavery, Barbara; And Others
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, v55 n2 p277-94 Apr 1993
Explored adolescent risk taking from Jessor's problem-behavior perspective; a decision-making perspective; and perspectives that view adolescent risk taking as normal and adaptive, and as a function of adolescent egocentrism. Argues that adolescent risk taking is a multidimensional phenomenon involving personality correlates and cognitive aspects of decision making. (MM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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