Mediation of late adolescent health-risk behaviors and gender influences.

@article{Christopherson2012MediationOL,
  title={Mediation of late adolescent health-risk behaviors and gender influences.},
  author={Toni Michelle Christopherson and Bradley T. Conner},
  journal={Public health nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={510-24}
}
OBJECTIVE This study explored how multiple bioecological constructs operate to explain health-risk behaviors in late adolescence and to test for moderator effects of gender. DESIGN AND SAMPLE This was a descriptive, cross-sectional study with a convenience sample of 437 predominately Caucasian late adolescents with an average age of 19 years who lived in Northern California. MEASURES Parental Attachment, Shyness, Loneliness, Law Abidance, and Youth Risk Behaviors were measured with self… CONTINUE READING

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