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Effect of multiple risk behaviours in adolescence on educational attainment at age 16 years: a UK birth cohort study
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    Effect of multiple risk behaviours in adolescence on educational attainment at age 16 years: a UK birth cohort study

    Dear Editor,
    I am commenting on the article “Effect of multiple risk behaviours in adolescence on educational attainment at age 16 years: a UK birth cohort study” written by Caroline Wright, Ruth Kipping, Matthew Hickman, Rona Campbell, Jon Heron published on July,30 2018. The article focused on the impact of multiple risk behaviours (MRBs) on the quality of life and educational attainment for adolescence at age 16 years in The United Kingdom.
    I con cur within the authors when adolescence are involved in MRBs form an early age it will limit their educational achievements which become a precursor for them becoming more involved anti-social behivours. Having good education will improve the quality of life and also encourage good moral behavior. A recent study conducted in Jamaica of a similar nature that focus on the “Factors that cause aggressive behaviours in adolescents in Jamaica” where the author investigated third form students (male and females) from a rural high school. The findings highlighted many factors that could are similar or the same as MRBs.
    Adolescent is period of development that brings about a sense of complexity of life; merging of sensory logical and aesthetic perception can be very demanding and hard to figure out if not properly understood by these teen (Malti, 2006). According to Kerr, (2013), it is evident that in Jamaica, aggressive behaviors are precursors of school violence that appears in many ways. Kerr 2013, additi...

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