ERIC Number: EJ564903
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Drug Use Among Youth on Probation: Differences in Characteristics and Explanatory Factors.
Lopez, John R.
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, v7 n1 p45-62 1997
Examines relationships among adolescent drug use and family relationships, aspirations, school involvement, and delinquent behaviors. Analysis of 475 juvenile probationers yielded profiles of marijuana and alcohol use that were influenced by friends' alcohol or marijuana use, selling drugs, and other factors. Recommendations for intervention, policy, and further research are discussed. (EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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