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Risk behaviour and lifestyle

Children’s social and emotional well-being can be compromised by risk factors present in the environments within which they interact. The presence of conflict between family members or domestic violence deeply affect the emotional and affective well-being of children. School can be a place where bullying occurs, or where children struggle to fit in. Deprived neighbourhoods where poverty and crime are more common expose children to higher risks and reduce their sense of safety. The absence of recreational facilities and green spaces leave children without adequate places to play safely and hang around with friends.

Tobacco use
Eating habits
Out of school activities
Drug use
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