Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020ARCHIVE
ADOLESCENT RISK BEHAVIOUR
An in depth analysis and critique of theory and research on risk behaviour in adolescence and substance use in emerging adulthood, including precursors, correlates and outcomes. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of: (1) adolescence and emerging adulthood as developmental periods, (2) the biological, cognitive and social factors that underlie youth risk behavior, and (3) current prevention and intervention efforts.