Psychological determinants of risk taking by children: an integrative model and implications for interventions.

@article{Morrongiello2007PsychologicalDO,
  title={Psychological determinants of risk taking by children: an integrative model and implications for interventions.},
  author={Barbara A. Morrongiello and Jennifer Lasenby-Lessard},
  journal={Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={20-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To draw on empirical findings of the psychological factors that cause elementary-school children to engage in risky play behaviors that can lead to injury, with the aim of developing an integrative model that can support intervention-program planning. METHODS An extensive review of literature on this topic was conducted, determinants of risk taking for which there was empirical support were identified, and results were synthesized to create an integrative model of children's risk… CONTINUE READING

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