ERIC Number: EJ412937
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
The Relationships of Alcohol, Tobacco, Marijuana, and Other Illegal Drug Use to Delinquency among Mexican-American, Black, and White Adolescent Males.
Watts, W. David; Wright, Loyd S.
Adolescence, v25 n97 p171-81 Spr 1990
Examined relationship between drug use and delinquent behavior among 348 high school males and 89 adjudicated delinquent males in maximum-security facility for violent and repeat offenders. Self-reported alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and other illegal drug use were all significantly related to minor and violent delinquency for all 3 racial groups (Blacks, Whites, Mexican-Americans). (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A