Variables affecting emerging adults' self-reported risk and reckless behaviors

@inproceedings{Duangpatra2009VariablesAE,
  title={Variables affecting emerging adults' self-reported risk and reckless behaviors},
  author={Krisna Nana Killam Duangpatra and Graham Leslie Bradley and Ian Glendon},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract Young adults' behaviors are frequently characterized by risk-taking and recklessness. Few studies have examined the correlates of risk and reckless behaviors in emerging adults. Drawing on theories emphasising multifactorial effects of personality, social, and cognitive variables, this study explores psychosocial factors contributing to risk and three types of reckless behaviors in a sample of 18–29 ( N  = 607) year olds. Predictors were sensation seeking, anti-social peer influence… CONTINUE READING

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