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ERIC Number: EJ609432
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0140-1971
Smoking Behaviour: Predisposition or Adaptation?
Brynin, Malcolm
Journal of Adolescence, v22 n5 p635-46 Oct 1999
Examines adolescents' responses to a survey on smoking, smoking behavior, and psychological well being, along with information on household composition, income and parental education. Outcomes suggest that some of the key explanatory factors in take-up are temporary, psychological states. Argues that adolescent smoking is in large measure an adaptive response to immediate concerns and feelings. (Contains 10 references and three tables.) (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)