What is the prevalence of risk-taking behaviours in the children of former or current military personnel?

What is the prevalence of risk-taking behaviours in the children of former or current military personnel?

A rapid evidence assessment

Sez Wilks and Stewart Muir

Commissioned report— November 2015

A report commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs.

This literature review synthesises and assesses the evidence on the prevalence of risk-taking behaviour in children of former and current military personnel. It focuses on the following specific behaviours that carry an immediate or near immediate risk of harm or are proxies of such behaviour: high-risk drinking, illicit drug use and pharmaceutical misuse, dangerous driving, unsafe sex, crime, delinquency, and school absenteeism.

This report was authored by AIFS staff and published by the Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs

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