ERIC Number: EJ393126
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Substance Use and Abuse among Children and Teenagers.
Newcomb, Michael D.; Bentler, Peter M.
American Psychologist, v44 n2 p242-48 Feb 1989
Although child or teenage drug use is an individual behavior, it is embedded in a sociocultural context that strongly determines its character and manifestations. Examines drug use and abuse from a multidimensional perspective that includes aspects of the stimulus, organism, response, and consequences. Discusses epidemiology, etiology, prevention, treatment, and consequences. (Author/BJV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue with the title "Children and Their Development: Knowledge Base, Research Agenda, and Social Policy Application."