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Risky Behaviors in Late Adolescence: Co-occurrence, Predictors, and Consequences

This piece of (American) research looks at new ways of classifying young people in respect to their likelihood of being involved in risky behaviours.
The authors argue that to assess the risks more accurately researchers should be:
using person-centered, rather than behavior-centered approaches to examine how behaviors co-occur; greater focus on how environmental factors, such as family, or


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