ERIC Number: EJ432352
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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The Relationship of Adolescent Peer Groups to the Incidence of Psychosocial Problems.
Downs, William R.; Rose, Steven R.
Adolescence, v26 n102 p473-92 Sum 1991
Investigated relationship between peer groups and incidence of psychosocial problems among 241 adolescents. Found that group with lowest level of involvement in school activities was labeled negatively by others. Least involved group had most positive attitudes toward alcohol/drug use; lowest levels of perceived harm from alcohol/drugs; and highest levels of alcohol/drug use, delinquency, and depression. (Author/PVV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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