Family structure and risk behaviors: the role of the family meal in assessing likelihood of adolescent risk behaviors

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Goldfarb, Samantha; Tarver, Will L; Sen, Bisakha;
  • Publisher: Dove Press
  • Journal: Psychology Research and Behavior Management, volume 7, pages 53-66 (issn: 1179-1578, eissn: 1179-1578)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC3931580, doi: 10.2147/PRBM.S40461
  • Subject: Industrial psychology | Psychology | Psychology Research and Behavior Management | family meals | adolescents | review | confounders | HF5548.7-5548.85 | BF1-990 | risk behaviors | study design

Samantha Goldfarb, Will L Tarver, Bisakha Sen Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA Background: Previous literature has asserted that family meals are a key protective factor... View more
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