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Author Richter, Matthias, 1971-

Title Risk behaviour in adolescence : patterns, determinants and consequences / Matthias Richter
Edition First edition
Published Wiesbaden : VS Research, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (123 pages) : illustrations
Series VS research
VS research.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction -- 1.1. Background -- 1.2. Aims of the study and research questions -- 1.3. Structure and content of the volume -- 2. Conceptual framework -- 2.1. What is risk behaviour? -- 2.2. Risk behaviour in adolescence: a general framework -- 2.2.1. Risk behaviour as reaction to developmental tasks -- 2.2.2. Functions of risk behaviour -- 2.2.3. Integrative model of risk behaviour -- 2.3. Determinants of adolescent risk behaviour -- 2.3.1. Age and gender -- 2.3.2. Socio-economic status -- 2.3.3. Peer and school context -- 2.4. Consequences of risk behaviour -- 3. Material and methods -- 3.1. Research context -- 3.2. The "Health Behaviour in School-aged Children" (HBSC) study -- 3.3. Data collection procedures and samples -- 3.3.1. International data -- 3.3.2. German data -- 3.3.3. Northrhine-Westphalian data -- 3.4. Instrument and Variables -- 3.4.1. Risk behaviour -- 3.4.2. Parental and ̀own' socio-economic status -- 3.4.3. Peer and school factors
Note continued: 3.4.4. Health outcomes -- 3.5. Statistical analyses -- 4. Results of the empirical studies -- 4.1. Age and gender differences and patterns of risk behaviour in adolescence -- 4.2. Socio-economic determinants and patterns of adolescent risk behaviour -- 4.3. The role of social contexts for adolescent risk behaviour -- 4.4. Consequences of risk behaviour -- 5. Discussion and perspectives -- 5.1. Summary of the results -- 5.2. Implications and perspectives for research and practice
Notes Habilitation - Universität, Bielefeld, 2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Risk-taking (Psychology) in adolescence.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010451949
ISBN 3531173367
3531923641
9783531173368
9783531923642
(paperback)