Risk-taking behaviors among Israeli adolescents exposed to recurrent terrorism: provoking danger under continuous threat?

@article{PatHorenczyk2007RisktakingBA,
  title={Risk-taking behaviors among Israeli adolescents exposed to recurrent terrorism: provoking danger under continuous threat?},
  author={Ruth Pat-Horenczyk and Osnat Peled and Tomer Miron and Daniel Brom and Yael Villa and Claude Moussa Chemtob},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={164 1},
  pages={66-72}
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to assess 1) the relationship between risk-taking behaviors and exposure to terrorism, 2) the relationship between posttraumatic symptoms and risk-taking behaviors, and 3) gender differences in the type and frequency of risk-taking behaviors and their differential associations with posttraumatic symptoms. METHOD The participants were 409 Israeli adolescents 15 to 18 years of age. Exposure to terrorism was assessed with a questionnaire developed specifically for the… CONTINUE READING

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