The psychological distress of the young driver: a brief report.

  title={The psychological distress of the young driver: a brief report.},
  author={Bridie Scott-Parker and Barry C Watson and Mark Johann King and Melissa K. Hyde},
  journal={Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention},
  volume={17 4},
The objective of the research was to explore the role of psychological distress in the self-reported risky driving of young novice drivers. A cross-sectional online survey incorporating Kessler's Psychological Distress Scale and the Behaviour of Young Novice Drivers Scale was completed by 761 tertiary students aged 17-25 years with an intermediate (Provisional) driving licence in Queensland, Australia, between August and October 2009. Regression analyses revealed that psychological distress… CONTINUE READING

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