Based on Research Conducted at OSLC

A study to learn what contributes to healthy decision making in adolescent girls.

Project Overview

The Adolescent Decision-Making Study addressed a gap in the understanding of how decision making processes might be associated with healthy and health-risking behaviors in adolescent girls. The sample consisted of 100 girls who participated in the Middle School Success Program which was aimed at preventing the onset of problem behaviors among a sample of girls in foster care. In the Adolescent Decision-Making Study, adolescent girls (age 15 – 17) participated in an in-person, analog decision making assessment, and girls and their caregiver completed questionnaires about their behaviors and decision making strategies.

Year Project Began: 2009
Funder: National Institute on Drug Abuse

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