To Smoke or Not to Smoke: The Pathway between Risk Perception and Smoking Behavior among Adolescents Affected by Chronic Illness

Pappagianopoulos, Jessica.

Abstract: Adolescents affected by chronic illness, including asthma, engage in smoking behavior at similar or higher rates than healthy peers, despite heightened health risks. Researchers identified an inverse association between risk perception and smoking behavior, but elucidation of this pathway among adolescents with chronic illness and their well siblings warrants more research. The present s... read more

Tufts University. Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development.
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