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Author Bonino, Silvia.

Title Adolescents and risk : behaviors, functions, and protective factors / Silvia Bonino, Elena Cattelino, Silvia Ciairano ; foreword by Richard Jessor ; [translator, Lindsay McDonald].

Publication Info. Milano ; New York : Springer, [2005]


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 371 pages) : illustrations
Note Originally published in Italian: Adolescenti e rischio / Silvia Bonino, Elena Cattelino, Silvia Ciairano. Firenze : Giunti, ©2003.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-371).
Contents 1. Risk behavior in adolescence -- 2. The study -- 3. Psychoactive substance use -- 4. Risk-taking behavior and risky driving -- 5. Antisocial behavior -- 6. Sexual behavior, contraception, and AIDS -- 7. Disturbed eating -- 8. Prevention : what can we do?
Summary The volume provides a substantial contribution to the understanding of adolescent risk behavior, informative and useful for both scientists and practitioners. The chapters deal with each of the key risk behaviors that are of concern at this developmental stage: tobacco smoking, alcohol use, marijuana and other drugs use, precocious and unprotected sexual behavior, eating disorders, risky behavior, risky driving, deviant and antisocial behavior. The book combines theoretical analysis and the findings of a wide research project, where the multiple contexts in the ecology of daily adolescent life.
Note Print version record.
GMD: electronic resource.
Language Translated from the Italian.
Subject Risk-taking (Psychology) in adolescence.
Adolescent Behavior -- psychology.
MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- Child & Adolescent.
Risk-taking (Psychology) in adolescence. (OCoLC)fst01098203
Adolescent Behavior -- psychology.
Electronic books.
Risk-taking (Psychology) in adolescence.
Added Author Cattelino, Elena.
Ciairano, Silvia.
Added Title Adolescenti e rischio. English
Other Form: Print version: Bonino, Silvia. Adolescenti e rischio. English. Adolescents and risk. Milano ; New York : Springer, ©2005 8847002907 (OCoLC)61386486
ISBN 8847003938 (electronic bk.)
9788847003934 (electronic bk.)
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