Adolescent multiple risk behaviour: an asset approach to the role of family, school and community.

@article{Brooks2012AdolescentMR,
  title={Adolescent multiple risk behaviour: an asset approach to the role of family, school and community.},
  author={Fiona Brooks and Josetine Magnusson and Noelle Spencer and Antony R Morgan},
  journal={Journal of public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={34 Suppl 1},
  pages={i48-56}
}
BACKGROUND Engagement in risk behaviours may pose a significant threat to health if involvement spans multiple behaviours. The asset model suggests that contextual aspects of young people's lives, such as factors related to family, school and community, serve as a protective function against health risk behaviours. METHODS A risk-taking index was created from the English health behaviour in school-aged children study on 15 years olds, substance use and sexual activity. Using a multinomial… CONTINUE READING