Session 150:
Risky Adolescent Behaviors

Saturday, April 2
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Salon L
Level 5

Chair: Jerald Herting, University of Washington
Discussant: Shannon E. Cavanagh, University of Texas at Austin

  1. Searching for Peer Group Effects: A Test of the Contagion HypothesisLaura M. Argys, University of Colorado at Denver; Daniel I. Rees, University of Colorado at Denver

  2. Personal Friendship and School Social Network Effects on Adolescents’ Excessive Alcohol UseLisa Cubbins, Battelle- Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation; Lucy Jordan, Battelle Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation

  3. Social Multipliers in Sexual Initiation Decisions among U.S. High School StudentsJason Fletcher, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  4. Help or Hindrance?: A Multi-Level Analysis of the Role of Families and Communities in Growing up AmericanReanne Frank, Harvard University

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