ERIC Number: EJ340889
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Frequency and Sequence of Drug Use: A Longitudinal Study from Early Adolescence to Young Adulthood.
Newcomb, Michael D.; Bentler, P. M.
Journal of Drug Education, v16 n2 p101-20 1986
Concludes that there are several interrelated minisequences of drug involvement; cigarettes play a prominent role as a gateway to cannabis and hard drugs; and at higher levels of involvement there is a synergistic or reciprocal effect of increasing involvement. The later developmental period was much more stable with somewhat different patterns of influence. (Author/BL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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