Being lonely or using substances with friends? A cross-sectional study of Hungarian adolescents’ health risk behaviours

@article{Varga2015BeingLO,
  title={Being lonely or using substances with friends? A cross-sectional study of Hungarian adolescents’ health risk behaviours},
  author={Szabolcs Varga and Bettina F. Piko},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2015},
  volume={15}
}
  • S. Varga, B. Piko
  • Published 7 November 2015
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • BMC Public Health
BackgroundStudying adolescents’ health risk behaviours is oddly significant in Central and Eastern European countries, where the prevalence of smoking and drinking among 14–18 year old students is significantly high. The goal of our study is to examine the role of social psychological and social behavioural variables in health risk behaviours among Hungarian adolescents.MethodsOur sample was comprised of three high schools of Debrecen (the second largest city of Hungary). In all, 501 students… 
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