ERIC Number: EJ454948
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Characteristics of Indian Youth and Drug Use.
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, v5 n1 p51-67 1992
Reviews theories about heavy alcohol and drug use among American Indians. Presents path models linking drug use of Indian and non-Indian adolescents to socialization characteristics: family strength and attitudes, religious identification, school adjustment, and peer drug associations (the most important factor). Lists risk factors for Indian youth. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with title "Indian Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Use: Recent Patterns and Consequences."