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ERIC Number: EJ555082
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1067-828X
Factors Associated with Drug Use among Youth Living in Homeless Shelters.
Diaz, Tracy; Dusenbury, Linda; Botvin, Gilbert J.; Farmer-Huselid, Rebecca
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, v6 n1 p91-110 1997
Examined predictors of tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana use with homeless adolescents and preadolescents (N=234). Results reveal that social influences (friends and family drug use) are strong predictors of experimental drug use and intentions to use drugs, as are several psychological factors (psychological well-being, assertiveness, and social support). (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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