Addictive Behaviours among Adolescences and Emergent Adults


  • Lacramioara Mocanu
  • Elena-Lidia Nita


The psychological wellbeing and general health of adolescences and emergent adults are a continuous concern at this level. These are critical periods in time in human development, because a lot of the patterns of these harmful behaviours appear in a lifetime during these periods of time. Research has constantly shown that adolescents and emergent adults emerge themselves in harmful behaviours that endanger their health, which inevitably influence their psychological wellbeing. These behaviours include alcohol and drugsconsumption, unprotected sex, poor diet choices and even delinquent acts characterized by a negative influence upon colleagues and growth in risks.


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