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Booktitle:

FIRST PUFF

Modeling The Adolescent Decision Making Process For Smoking Initiation

VDM Verlag Dr. Müller (2009-09-16 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-639-19331-2

ISBN-10:
3639193318
EAN:
9783639193312
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
This book will provide an understanding of why adolescent initiation of smoking is important, and how a comprehension of this issue can contribute to smoking prevention efforts. Targeting this behavior during adolescence may help alleviate the public health burden of chronic diseases, such as cancer, that result from cigarette smoking. The investigation, its methods, as well as procedures in this book revolve around the Multi-Attribute Utility (MAU) model, which allows for careful examination of smoking initiation from a multidimensional perspective. This book will further detail the MAU model and its unique ability to describe smoking initiation in adolescents. In the final chapter, a discussion of the study and its implication on future research is also provided. It is my hope that the reader will find this investigation compelling and that the material will be a useful contribution to the scientific body of knowledge on adolescent smoking...
Publishing house:
VDM Verlag Dr. Müller
Website:
http://www.vdm-verlag.de
By (author) :
MPH, Kathy Akagha
Number of pages:
72
Published on:
2009-09-16
Stock:
Available
Category:
Medicine
Price:
49.00 €
Keywords:
adolescent smoking, youth cigarette use, cancer, multi-attribute utility model, decision-making model, Decision-Making, Public Health, Orange County, CA, youth smoking, longitudinal study, youth smoking

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