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Adolescent risk and vulnerability : approaches to setting priorities to reduce their burden / Baruch Fischhoff, Elena O. Nightingale, Joah G. Iannotta, Editors.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 0-309-07620-X (perfectbound)

1. Risk-taking in adolescence (Psychology)—United States—Congresses. 2. Teenagers—United States—Social conditions—Congresses. 3. Teenagers—Health risk assessment—United States—Congresses. 4. Youth—Government policy—United States—Congresses. I. Fischhoff, Baruch, 1946- II. Nightingale, Elena O. III. Iannotta, Joah G.

HV1431 .A633 2001

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Suggested citation: National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. (2001). Adolescent risk and vulnerability: Concepts amd measurement. Board on Children, Youth, and Families. Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Baruch Fischhoff, Elena O. Nightingale, and Joah G. Iannotta, Eds. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.



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