The Resource Reducing the risk : connections that make a difference in the lives of youth, prepared by Robert Wm. Blum and Peggy Mann Rinehart

Reducing the risk : connections that make a difference in the lives of youth, prepared by Robert Wm. Blum and Peggy Mann Rinehart

Label
Reducing the risk : connections that make a difference in the lives of youth
Title
Reducing the risk
Title remainder
connections that make a difference in the lives of youth
Statement of responsibility
prepared by Robert Wm. Blum and Peggy Mann Rinehart
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Adolescent health is influenced not only by the strengths and vulnerabilities of individual adolescents, but also by the character of the settings in which they lead their lives. The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) is the first national study of adolescent health designed to measure the social settings of adolescent lives, the way in which adolescents connect their social world, and the influence of these social settings and connections on health. Summaries of the first analysis of the Add Health data are presented here. The report focuses on health and behavior, family connections, school connections, and individual characteristics, with an emphasis on those things that protect young people from harm. Specific issues covered include emotional distress, suicidal thoughts and attempts, violence perpetration, cigarette use, alcohol use, marijuana use, early sexual involvement, and pregnancy. By most measures, teenagers across the country are doing well. However, some teens are at risk, and as they get older, students report higher levels of distress than do students in grades 7 and 8. Girls report one-third more emotional distress than boys. Nevertheless, when teenagers felt connected to their families and when parents were involved in their children's lives, teens were protected from many difficulties"--Publisher's description
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MMU
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National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
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Blum, Robert W
Dewey number
362.7083
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA564.9.T44
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WS 460
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Rinehart, Peggy Mann
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  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Adolescent
  • Culture
  • Family Relations
  • Health
  • Risk-Taking
  • Schools
  • Age Factors
  • Behavior
  • Demography
  • Developed Countries
  • Education
  • Family Characteristics
  • Population
  • Population Characteristics
  • Americas
  • North America
  • Teenagers
  • United States
Label
Reducing the risk : connections that make a difference in the lives of youth, prepared by Robert Wm. Blum and Peggy Mann Rinehart
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Based on the first analysis of Add Health data "Protecting adolescents from harm: findings from the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health," published in the September 10, 1997 issue of the JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Measuring health and behaviors -- Family connections -- School connections -- Individual characteristics -- Conclusion -- Epilogue
Control code
1021857019
Extent
1 online resource (40 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1021857019
Label
Reducing the risk : connections that make a difference in the lives of youth, prepared by Robert Wm. Blum and Peggy Mann Rinehart
Publication
Note
"Based on the first analysis of Add Health data "Protecting adolescents from harm: findings from the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health," published in the September 10, 1997 issue of the JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Measuring health and behaviors -- Family connections -- School connections -- Individual characteristics -- Conclusion -- Epilogue
Control code
1021857019
Extent
1 online resource (40 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1021857019

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