Risky teen behavior /

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[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Watkins, Heidi. Series: Issues that concern you Published by : Greenhaven Press, (Detroit, MI :) Physical details: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Teenagers. | Risk-taking (Psychology) | Adolescent psychology. Year : 2012 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 155.5 RIS Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 120-122) and index.

Risky teen behavior is a serious problem / United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control -- Risky teen behavior has been declining / Kathleen Carroll and Leslie Brody -- Teens take risks because their brains have not matured -- The immaturity of teen brains can be advantageous / Nancy Shute -- The brains of teens who take risks are actually more mature than those of non-risk taking teens / Robert Epstein and Jennifer Ong -- Excessive texting may be a sign of risky behavior in teens -- Texting helps teens be happy and healthy / Smith, Natalie -- Sexting is a serious issue / Joshua D. Herman -- The courts should not overreact to teen sexting art / Bowker and Michael Sullivan -- Teen driving games can be deadly / Jeremy Roebuck -- More laws will curb risky teen driving behavior / Matt Sundeen -- Teens ignore laws intended to curb risky teen driving behaviors / Dan Whitcomb -- Parental involvement curbs risky teen driving behavior -- Teens need to be warned about the "choking game" / Paula Hunt -- Warning teens about the choking game may promote it / Christina A. Samuels -- Extreme sports can have long term positive consequences for teens / Nichole Buswell -- What you should know about risky teen behavior -- What you should do about risky teen behavior -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography -- Index.