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  • Adolescent substance use: a prospective longitudinal model of substance use onset among South African adolescents 

    Patrick, Megan E.; Collins, Linda M.; Smith, Edward A.; Caldwell, Linda L.; Flisher, Alan J.; Wegner, Lisa (Informa Healthcare, 2009)
    Substance use onset among Colored adolescents between eighth and ninth grades in an urban area of Cape Town, South Africa was examined using latent transition analysis. Longitudinal self-report data regarding substance use ...
  • Healthwise South Africa: cultural adaptation of a school-based risk prevention programme 

    Wegner, Lisa; Flisher, Alan J.; Caldwell, Linda L.; Vergnani, Tania; Smith, Edward A. (Oxford University Press, 2008)
    There is a need for effective prevention programmes aimed at reducing risk behaviour among South African adolescents. Health Wise South Africa is a school-based programme designed to reduce sexual and substance use risk ...
  • Inconsistent reports of sexual intercourse among South African high school students 

    Palen, Lori-Ann; Smith, Edward A.; Caldwell, Linda L.; Flisher, Alan J.; Wegner, Lisa; Vergnani, Tania (Elsevier, 2008)
    Purpose: This study aims to describe patterns of inconsistent reports of sexual intercourse among a sample of South African adolescents. Methods: Consistency of reported lifetime sexual intercourse was assessed using five ...
  • Leisure boredom and adolescent risk behaviour: a systematic literature review 

    Wegner, Lisa; Flisher, Alan J. (Taylor & Francis, 2009)
    There has been very little research investigating leisure boredom and risk behaviour among adolescents in South Africa. A systematic review of literature was conducted to synthesise current knowledge within the field of ...
  • Leisure boredom and high school dropout in Cape Town, South Africa 

    Wegner, Lisa; Flisher, Alan J.; Chikobvu, Perpetual; Lombard, Carl; King, Gary (Elsevier, 2008)
    This prospective cohort study investigated whether leisure boredom predicts high school dropout. Leisure boredom is the perception that leisure experiences do not satisfy the need for optimal arousal. Participants completed ...
  • Leisure constraints for adolescents in Cape Town, South Africa: a qualitative study 

    Palen, Lori-Ann; Patrick, Megan E.; Gleeson, Sarah; Caldwell, Linda L.; Smith, Edward A.; Wegner, Lisa; Flisher, Alan J. (Taylor and Francis, 2010)
    This study identified leisure constraints, constraints negotiation strategies, and their relative frequencies among 114 high school students from one under-resourced area of South Africa. Through focus group discussions, ...