Protocol for a realist review of complex interventions to prevent adolescents from engaging in multiple risk behaviours

  title={Protocol for a realist review of complex interventions to prevent adolescents from engaging in multiple risk behaviours},
  author={Christina Cooper and Monique Lhussier and Janet Shucksmith and Susan M. D. Carr},
  journal={BMJ Open},
Objectives Adolescent risk behaviours are a key health concern. The purpose of this research is to gaina deeper understanding of how, why, for whom, and inwhat circumstances complex adolescent risk behaviourprevention programmes are most successful. Methods and analysis To understand how adolescent risk behaviour prevention programmes work in a reallife context, a realist synthesis will be undertaken, operationalised in four phases. Phase one Developing a framework to map the theoretical and… 

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