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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.
The effects of race/ethnicity, income, and family structure on adolescent risk behaviors.
TLDR
Findings suggest that when taken together, race/ethnicity, income, and family structure provide only limited understanding of adolescent risk behaviors.
Suicidality among gay, lesbian and bisexual youth: the role of protective factors.
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.
Social, educational, and psychological correlates of weight status in adolescents.
TLDR
These findings contribute to an understanding of how adolescent experiences vary by weight status and suggest social and psychological risks associated with not meeting weight and body shape ideals embedded in the larger culture.
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