ERIC Number: EJ560641
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Drug Use and Violent Crime among Adolescents.
Dawkins, Marvin P.
Adolescence, v32 n126 p395-405 Sum 1997
Examines the extent to which alcohol and other drug use is related to violent and nonviolent criminal activity among adolescent males. Findings, based on 312 youthful offenders, suggest that, in comparison to marijuana and heroin, alcohol use is more strongly and consistently associated with both violent and nonviolent offenses. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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