Long-Term Ambient Temperature and Externalizing Behaviors in Adolescents

  title={Long-Term Ambient Temperature and Externalizing Behaviors in Adolescents},
  author={Diana Younan and Lianfa Li and Catherine Tuvblad and Jun Wu and Fred Lurmann and Meredith Franklin and Kiros Berhane and Rob McConnell and Anna H Wu and Laura A. Baker and Jiu Chiuan Chen},
  journal={American Journal of Epidemiology},
The climate-violence relationship has been debated for decades, and yet most of the supportive evidence has come from ecological or cross-sectional analyses with very limited long-term exposure data. We conducted an individual-level, longitudinal study to investigate the association between ambient temperature and externalizing behaviors of urban-dwelling adolescents. Participants (n = 1,287) in the Risk Factors for Antisocial Behavior Study, in California, were examined during 2000-2012 (aged… 

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