Self-regulatory Behavior and Risk Taking: Causes and Consequences

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 1991 - Psychology - 414 pages
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Emerging from two conferences sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health, this volume discusses scientific and clinical knowledge in areas of health concern where behavioral factors are known causes of, or are implicated in, death, disease, and disability. The 24 papers are in six parts: e
 

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Very relevant for my final project!
Searching for "risk taking" the preview started on pg 110.
Especially important stuff from pages 89 and 143! 

Contents

Correlates and Predictors of RiskTaking Behavior during Adolescence
3
Determinants of Early Childbearing and Other Adolescent RiskTaking Behaviors A Framework for Prevention Interventions
23
An Epidemiological Approach to the Causes and Control of Violent Behavior
41
Developmental Epidemiological and Prevention Research on Early Risk Behaviors
51
Developmental Factors and Stress in RiskTaking Behavior of Early Adolescents
73
SelfRegulation and Risktaking Behavior Hispanic Perspectives
89
Adolescent Exploratory Behavior Precursors and Consequences
109
Sensation Seeking The Balance Between Risk and Reward
143
Risk Taking and Decision Making
257
Impulse Control and SelfDestructive Behavior
273
Depression and Destructive RiskTaking Behavior in Adolescence
285
Risk Taking An Operant Behavior Analysis
313
Possible Interventions with RiskProne Individuals Insights Form Studies or Resiliency
331
Enhancing SelfRegulatory Behavior Among Ethnic Minorities Through SocialPolicy Prevention Strategies
339
Reflections on Risk and Calibration
353
Alcohol Risk Taking and the Quest for Commonalities
363

AIDS and Sexual Behavior Risk Taking
153
Toward the Development of a Transactional Model of Risk Taking and SelfRegulation Illustration through the Study of Maltreated Children
165
On the Constructive Role of Problem Behavior in Adolescence Further Evidence on Alcohol Use
199
Perceptually Induced Misperception of Risk A Common Factor in Transportation Accidents
219
Making Risky Decisions
231
Cyberphysiology in Children Its Relationship to SelfRegulatory Control
241
The TypeT Personality
371
The Long Haul An Integrative Overview
383
Author Index
393
Subject Matter
407
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