Yes, that's fine (although I'd prefer 'for' rather than 'to'). Teenagers exhibit a (one) certain type of disregard in this case.
Here are some further examples (I googled them):
Americans share a lack of confidence in the Internet that could have political consequences.
Finally, candidates should demonstrate an interest in participation in the College’s general education offerings.
Doctors of chiropractic have a deep respect for the human body's ability to heal itself without the use of surgery or medication.
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