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ERIC Number: EJ385064
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Cognitive Motivations for Drug Use among Adolescents: Longitudinal Tests of Gender Differences and Predictors of Change in Drug Use.
Newcomb, Michael D.; And Others
Journal of Counseling Psychology, v35 n4 p426-38 Oct 1988
Examined cognitive motivations for alcohol and cannabis use among adolescents. Identified four factors for drug use. Boys were more motivated to use alcohol and cannabis for Social Cohesion and cannabis for Enhancing Positive Affect and Creativity than girls. Older, more than younger, adolescents used drugs to Reduce Negative Affect. All motivation scales were significantly correlated with actual substance use. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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