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Alcohol Consumption among Slovak Schoolchildren: Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Unplugged Programme

Alcohol Consumption among Slovak Schoolchildren: Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Unplugged Programme

Zdroj: Odborný časopis Adiktologie 3–4|2020

Autoři: Orosová, O., Gajdošová, B., Bačíková-Šléšková, M., Benka, J., Bavoľár, J.

BACKGROUND: Developing data-based interventions to address drug use prevention among schoolchildren is critically important because research has consistently demonstrated that adolescence is the main period for experimenting with alcohol and other drugs.
AIMS: To explore the changes in 30-day prevalence rates of alcohol consumption (AC) in schoolchildren and to look into the (in-)direct effect of the Unplugged programme as one of the independent variables of an equation that contained the strongest psychosocial predictors of AC at four follow-ups, as well as to examine the moderating effect of gender...

Plné znění článku na stránkách odborného časopisu Adiktologie 3–4|2020 ZDE

Is Your Adolescent a Risk-Taker?

Is Your Adolescent a Risk-Taker?

Zdroj: Psychology Today

Autor: Marilyn Price-Mitchell, Ph.D.

New brain research discovers why some teens take more risks than others.
Negative risk-taking behavior during adolescence is often a parent’s greatest fear, and for good reason: Studies have shown that educational programs and parent nagging do little to change negative risk-taking during the teen years because these behaviors are intricately linked to natural physiological changes in the brain.
In a new study published in NeuroImage, researchers from the University of Delaware sought to understand the nuances of why some teens take more risks than others...

Plné znění článku na stránkách Psychology Today ZDE

Plné znění studie https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116850

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