Reducing Adolescent Risk
Toward an Integrated Approach
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Reducing Adolescent Risk by Daniel Romer
Book DescriptionCurrent policies treat adolescent risk behaviours such as teen sex, substance abuse and gambling as separate problems requiring separate solutions, ignoring the overlap of many risk behaviours. This book seeks to move beyond the fractured approach of preventing one behaviour at a time and suggests more comprehensive prevention strategies. It challenges researchers who study risk behaviours as separate problems to identify what is known about common pathways and influences on adolescent risk behaviour to help build intervention strategies that can reduce more than one risk at a time.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761928362
(254mm x 178mm x 32mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 28-May-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Daniel Romer
Media and the Well-Being of Children and Adolescents, Paperback (May 2014)
Media and the Well-Being of Children and Adolescents presents cutting-edge research from the field's leading scholars. It considers both traditional media as well as "new" media (such as the Internet), offering a balanced view of the challenges and opportunities media pose for young people's healthy development.
Dynamic Genome and Mental Health, Paperback (May 2011)
This volume contains the latest theories and evidence about the highly dynamic inter-relation between genes and environments as they influence the development, mental health and substance use of adolescents.
Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain, Hardback (March 2007)» View all books by Daniel Romer
Divided into 5 parts, this book talks about: biological and social universals in development; characteristics of brain and behavior in development; and effects of early maltreatment and stress on brain development. It also talks about the effects of stress and other environmental influences during adolescence on brain development.
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Author Biography - Daniel Romer
Daniel Romer received a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1974. He is currently Research Director at the Institute for Adolescent Risk Communication at the Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania.
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