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Trajectories of adolescent substance use development and the influence of healthy leisure: a growth mixture modeling approach
Considerable heterogeneity exists in adolescent substance use development. To most effectively prevent use, distinct trajectories of use must be identified as well as differential associations with predictors of use, ...
Predicting substance use behavior among South African adolescents: The role of leisure experiences across time
(SAGE Publications, 2011)
Using seven waves of data, collected twice a year from the 8th through the 11th grades in a low-resource community in Cape Town, South Africa, we aimed to describe the developmental trends in three specific leisure experiences ...
Predicting secondary school dropout among South African adolescents: A survival analysis approach
(Education Association of South Africa, 2017)
Education is one of the strongest predictors of health worldwide. In South Africa, school dropout is a crisis where by Grade 12, only 52% of the age appropriate population remain enrolled. Survival analysis was used to ...
Doing a leisure activity because there is nothing else to do: Related outcomes and intervention effects for adolescents
(Taylor & Francis, 2019)
This study examined whether a leisure-focused intervention, HealthWise, was related to reduced youth polysubstance use and delayed sexual debut via reducing how often youth did leisure activities because there was nothing ...