publication . Other literature type . 1998

Risk Factors in Adolescent Problem Behaviors Among Native and Nonnative Americans

Christensen, Roger B.;
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  • Published: 01 May 1998
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Country: United States
Abstract
The high incidence of adolescent problem behaviors in the United States raises major concerns. These problem behaviors include: sexually transmitted diseases, unintended pregnancies, suicide, depression, substance abuse, crime against persons and property, and delinquency. Consequently, there continues to be a high level of concern and interest in different ethnic populations of adolescents and their level of risk. This study evaluated the following problem behaviors: substance abuse, suicide, delinquency, and sexual intercourse; and the risk factors that increase the probability of these problem behaviors occurring. Specifically, the study identified the profil...
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free text keywords: family, human development, problem behaviors, native americans, Family, Life Course, and Society
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