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Protecting adolescents from harm. Findings from the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health.
TLDR
Family and school contexts as well as individual characteristics are associated with health and risky behaviors in adolescents and should assist health and social service providers, educators, and others in taking the first steps to diminish risk factors and enhance protective factors.
Protecting adolescents from harm: Findings from the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health.
TLDR
Family and school contexts as well as individual characteristics are associated with health and risky behaviors in adolescents, and the results should assist health and social service providers, educators, and others in taking the first steps to diminish risk factors and enhance protective factors for young people.
Adolescent suicide attempts: risks and protectors.
TLDR
In these national samples of black, Hispanic, and white youth, unique and cross-cutting factors derived from a resiliency framework predicted or protected against attempting suicide.
Adolescent sexual aggression: risk and protective factors.
TLDR
Eotional health and connectedness with friends and adults in the community were protective factors for male adolescents against sexually aggressive behavior, and academic achievement was a protective factor for female adolescents.
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