ERIC Number: EJ540501
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Prevention of Substance Use/Abuse in Early Adolescents with Behavior Problems.
Vitaro, Frank; Dobkin, Patricia L.
Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, v41 n2 p11-38 Win 1996
Administered a two-year prevention program to 121 boys and girls, ages 11-12 years. Results showed partial impact of the program on proximal measures, such as self-esteem, influenceability, and knowledge of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana. Problem children in the prevention program became more assertive. Discusses limits of child-centered prevention programs. (RJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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