ERIC Number: ED061265
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Drug Use and Users. Drug Use in Matched Groups of Hippies and Non Hippies. Final Report.
Holmes, Douglas; And Others
This study was designed to provide descriptive data on several samples of drug users and to compare these with non-drug users. The study focused on the characteristics of four groups: hippies, weekend hippies ("weekenders"), non-hippie drug users, and non-hippie non-users. Information was collected from study participants to provide descriptive data in the following areas: family backgrounds, their drug orientation and practices, attitudes and beliefs reflecting alienation, and their sexual orientation and practices. See TM 001 171 for the instrument used. (Author/DLG)
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Demography, Drug Abuse, Drug Addiction, Family Characteristics, Field Interviews, Lysergic Acid Diethylamide, Marihuana, Measurement Instruments, Narcotics, Political Attitudes, Psychological Characteristics, Religious Factors, Research Methodology, Sedatives, Sex Differences, Sexuality, Statistical Analysis, Stimulants, Surveys
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: Center for Community Research, New York, NY.