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Psicologia, Saúde & Doenças

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CAMACHO, Inês  and  MATOS, Margarida Gaspar de. Parental practices, school and teenagers behaviour . Psic., Saúde & Doenças [online]. 2006, vol.7, n.2, pp.317-327. ISSN 1645-0086.

The aim of this study is to describe the teenagers behaviour, the relationship between school and Family as well the parental practices in Montijo. The study was done with 271 youthful and their parents. The teenager’s age is between 12 and 17 years old distributed by 37.3% of boys and 62.7% of girls. The questionnaires have been applied to the teenagers, parents and teachers. Girls acknowledge more frequently that they have already experienced tobacco and alcohol and that parental supervision and support is stronger. Younger individuals drink more beer while older drink more spirits. Within the older group rules are more usually negotiated, or not explicit.

Keywords : Parental practices; Relationship between school and family; Teenagers’ behaviour.

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