ERIC Number: EJ550095
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Substance Use and Personal Adjustment among Disadvantaged Teenagers: A Six-Month Prospective Study.
Luthar, Suniya S.; Cushing, Gretta
Journal of Youth and Adolescence, v26 n3 p353-72 Jun 1997
Associations between substance abuse and emotional and behavioral adjustment were examined in a two-wave longitudinal design for 138 inner-city ninth graders. Drug use showed associations in expected directions with all indices of adjustment except for peer-related sociability. Implications for interventions are discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Research supported by Research Scientist Development Award K21-DA00202, Grant P50-DA09241, and an award from the Social Science Research Council through funding from the Rockefeller Foundation.