ERIC Number: EJ346519
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Childhood Predictors of Adolescent Substance Abuse: Toward an Empirically Grounded Theory.
Hawkins, J. David; And Others
Journal of Children in Contemporary Society, v18 n1-2 p11-48 Fall-Win 1985
Reviews the etiology of chemical use and abuse among children and adolescents. Discusses progression of youth drug behavior from initial to occasional and/or regular use. Identifies the following predictors of chemical abuse: (1) antisocial behavior; (2) school acquiescence; (3) peer influence; and (4) age at onset of use. (Author/LHW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special Issue: Childhood and Chemical Abuse: Prevention and Intervention.