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ERIC Number: EJ559900
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-8392
Beliefs about Substance Use among Pregnant and Parenting Adolescents.
Morrison, Diane M.; Spencer, Michael S.; Gillmore, Mary Rogers
Journal of Research on Adolescence, v8 n1 p69-95 1998
Used Theory of Reasoned Action to investigate the cognitive structure underlying substance use through interviews with mothers 17 years old or younger during pregnancy. Found that substance use was lowest during pregnancy, increased sharply at 6 months postpartum, and remained level at 12 months. Changes in intentions, attitudes, perceived social norms, outcome beliefs, and normative beliefs followed same pattern. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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