Current drinking and health-risk behaviors among male high school students in central Thailand
- Gay and Bisexual Teens at Higher Risk for Health Problems. // Curriculum Review;Sep2011, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p10
This article discusses "Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and Health Risk Behaviors Among Students in Grades 9-12 in Selected Sites--Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance, United States, 2001-2009," a report about the health of gay, lesbian, or bisexual high school students released by the...
- Unfit youth? // Current Events;11/28/94, Vol. 94 Issue 11, p2
Reports on the physical fitness of high school students in the United States. Comparison of levels of fitness with the 1980 data; Report by the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- High school health. Tice, Terrence N. // Education Digest;Mar1995, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p38
Cites the report `The Research Base for Innovative Practices in School Health Education at the Secondary Level,' by Diane D. Allensworth in the May 1994 `Journal of School Health.'
- Childhood violence exposure and the development of sexual risk in low-income African American girls. Wilson, Helen; Donenberg, Geri; Emerson, Erin // Journal of Behavioral Medicine;Dec2014, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p1091
Low-income, urban African American (AA) girls are at heightened risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and violence exposure may be an important risk factor. AA girls (N = 177) from low-income communities in Chicago completed a 2-year longitudinal study of HIV-risk behavior involving...
- The art of prudent risk taking. Kindler, Herbert S. // Training & Development;Apr98, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p32
Supports the concept of prudent risk taking. Two patterns that distort how one interprets the evidence for making decisions involving risk; Taking risks to open up the possibilities for leadership, personal growth, and innovation; Importance of starting with a beginner's mind.
- Explaining cojones. // Mountain Bike;Apr95, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p28
Explains the reason for the risk-taking impulses of some individuals from a report in `Psychology Today.' Role of neurotransmitters and nurture; Dark side of high-risk takers; High level of stimulation that can be handled by risk-takers; Risk-takers among mountain bikers.
- The development of risk-taking in children. Hargreaves, David J.; Davies, Graham M. // Current Psychology;Spring96, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p14
Identifies factors which affect the risk-taking development in children. Effect of age in development; Factors that affect individual differences; Familiarity of the setting as one of the most important determinants of risk.
- Multimethodological approach to examining risk-taking. Boverie, Patricia E.; Scheuffele, Denise J. // Current Psychology;Winter94/95, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p289
Reports on studies on risk-taking behavior which yield inconsistent findings. Methodological approaches used in the studies; Multidimensionality of the construct of risk-taking; Gender difference in risk-taking behavior and perception; Conclusions based on the findings of the studies.
- Testing risk tolerance. // Best's Review / Life-Health Insurance Edition;Jun97, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p78
Focuses on two problems that can be posed by financial planners in the United States to help clients determine their personal risk tolerance. Selection between 100 percent chance of winning $8,000 and 80 percent chance of winning $10,000; Selection between 100 percent chance of losing $8,000,...