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Positive and negative risk-taking: Age patterns and relations to domain-specific risk-taking.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Advances in life course research [Adv Life Course Res] 2022 Dec; Vol. 54, pp. 100515. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 28.

Abstract: People take risks at all ages to achieve certain goals. Although these goals may be achieved through negative risks (e.g., adolescent drinking to impress their friends), people also take positive risks. Positive risks are theorized to help individuals ...

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Psychological distress in adolescents: prevalence and its relation to high-risk behaviors among secondary school students in Mbarara Municipality, Uganda.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC psychology [BMC Psychol] 2023 Jan 09; Vol. 11 (1), pp. 5. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Jan 09.

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Abstract: Background: Psychological distress among adolescents negatively affects their academic performance, relationships with family and friends, and ability to participate fully in the community. Stressful life events in low-income countries and risk-taking ...

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Impact of Engaging Students in Health Survey Data Analysis and as Full Partners in School Change: Results From a Mixed Methods Study.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Health promotion practice [Health Promot Pract] 2023 Jan; Vol. 24 (1), pp. 92-102. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Oct 11.

Abstract: Young people demand and deserve participation in shaping the health and well-being of their community. Getting to Y: Youth Bring Meaning to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (GTY) is a positive youth development initiative, whereby students analyze local ...

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Effect of exogenous testosterone in the context of energy deficit on risky choice: Behavioural and neural evidence from males.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Biological psychology [Biol Psychol] 2023 Jan; Vol. 176, pp. 108468. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 05.

Abstract: Previous research has shown greater risk aversion when people make choices about lives than cash. We tested the hypothesis that compared to placebo, exogenous testosterone administration would lead to riskier choices about cash than lives, given testos...

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The great decline in adolescent risk behaviours: Unitary trend, separate trends, or cascade?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Social science & medicine (1982) [Soc Sci Med] 2023 Jan; Vol. 317, pp. 115616. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 16.

Abstract: In many high-income countries, the proportion of adolescents who smoke, drink, or engage in other risk behaviours has declined markedly over the past 25 years. We illustrate this behavioural shift by collating and presenting previously published data (...

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Bank liquidity and the risk-taking channel of monetary policy: An empirical study of the banking system in China.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PloS one [PLoS One] 2022 Dec 27; Vol. 17 (12), pp. e0279506. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 27 (Print Publication: 2022).

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Abstract: This paper addresses the impact of bank liquidity on risk-taking behaviour of Chinese banks, and provides evidence for a risk-taking channel of monetary policy operating through bank liquidity. By using bank-level panel data from 123 Chinese commercial...

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Beyond money: Risk preferences across both economic and non-economic contexts predict financial decisions.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PloS one [PLoS One] 2022 Dec 16; Vol. 17 (12), pp. e0279125. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 16 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract: Important decisions about risk occur in wide-ranging contexts, from investing to healthcare. While an underlying, domain-general risk attitude has been identified across contexts, it remains unclear what role it plays in shaping behavior relative to mo...

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The role of trauma and positive youth development in polysubstance use among rural middle school students: a latent class analysis.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC public health [BMC Public Health] 2022 Dec 14; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 2350. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 14.

Abstract: Background: Rural youth often begin developing polysubstance use and other risk behaviors during middle school. However, little polysubstance use research focuses on rural middle school youth. Our research uses Latent Class Analysis to understand exist...

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Group polarization calls for group-level brain communication.

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Source(s): NeuroImage [Neuroimage] 2022 Dec 01; Vol. 264, pp. 119739. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 07.

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Abstract: Group of people shows the shift towards extreme of decision-making as opposed to individuals. Previous studies have revealed two directions of group polarization, i.e., risky shift and cautious shift, but how group of brains drive these shifts remains ...

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Depressive symptoms and HIV risk behaviours among adolescents enrolled in the HPTN071 (PopART) trial in Zambia and South Africa.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PloS one [PLoS One] 2022 Dec 01; Vol. 17 (12), pp. e0278291. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 01 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract: Background: Mental health is a critical and neglected public health problem for adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. In this paper we aim to determine the prevalence of depressive symptoms and the association with HIV risk behaviours in adolescents aged ...

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