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ERIC Number: EJ527233
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0748-1187
Mortality Awareness and Risk-Taking in Late Adolescence.
Word, Sheela
Death Studies, v20 n2 p133-48 Mar-Apr 1996
Two studies measured the relationship of mortality awareness to sexual, drug, and athletic risk taking by male (n=108) and female (n=119) college students. One study indicated significantly greater sexual risk taking among males than females, a significant negative relationship of mortality awareness to sexual risk taking in males, and no relationship of mortality awareness to reported drug use or athletic risk taking. Discusses findings. (KW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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