Journal article

A retrospective examination of antisocial and risk-taking behaviours

Kimberley A Brindle, Terence V Bowles, Elizabeth Freeman

Psychiatry, Psychology and Law | Taylor & Francis | Published : 2019

Abstract

Engagement in antisocial and risk-taking behaviours is a recurring issue that has been associated with a range of negative outcomes for the individual, community, and society. This research explored factors that influenced engagement and co-occurring behaviours. Responses (n = 393) from an Australian sample who completed the Antisocial Engagement Questionnaire showed that the majority of the behaviours of interest were associated, indicating that engagement in one behaviour was associated with engagement in additional antisocial and risk-taking behaviours. Engagement in antisocial behaviours was also associated with increased substance consumption. An investigation into the associations betw..

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