Friday, May 2 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM   •   Suffolk

Session 123:
Adolescent Risk Behaviors and Health

Chair: Ilene S. Speizer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Discussant: Carolyn Tucker Halpern, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  1. The Making of “Fat Girls” and “Skinny Boys”: How Social Similarity Influences Weight-Related Perceptions and BehaviorsRachel Behler, Cornell University ; Chan Suh, Cornell University ; Matthew Brashears, Cornell University ; Yongren Shi, Cornell University

  2. Health Behavior Trajectories over the Transition to Adulthood: Similarity across Behaviors and Social TiesRachel Margolis, University of Western Ontario ; Jonathan Daw, University of Alabama at Birmingham

  3. Understanding the Consequences of Adolescent Sex in Behavioral ContextSebastian F. Daza, University of Wisconsin-Madison ; Eric Grodsky, University of Wisconsin-Madison ; Bill McCarthy, University of California, Davis

  4. Associations between Timing of Vaginal Sex Initiation, Number of Sexual Partners, and Binge Drinking during Young AdulthoodGiuseppina Valle, University of Texas at Austin ; Kathryn H. Tillman, Florida State University ; Karin Brewster, Florida State University

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