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ERIC Number: EJ555094
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1067-828X
Language Deficits in Children at High Risk for Drug Abuse.
Najam, Najma; Tarter, Ralph E.; Kirisci, Levent
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, v6 n2 p69-80 1997
Compared the language capacities of children at high risk for substance abuse to low-risk children to uncover focal areas of deficit. Results indicate that high-risk subjects' performance was significantly poorer on several measures of language ability. Findings suggest that poor language mediation increases the risk for substance abuse. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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