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Define: risk taking behaviour

behaviours that can lead to negative health outcomes

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examples of risk taking behaviours?

drug and alcohol misuse, unprotected sex, drink driving, speeding, swimming whilst intoxicated.

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can risks be minimised?

yes

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What can risk taking behaviour lead to?

injury, disability, death

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People with peer groups who take risks are ...

more likely to also take risks