ERIC Number: EJ574965
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Substance Use, Mental Disorders, Abuse, and Crime: Gender Comparisons among a National Sample of Adolescent Drug Treatment Clients.
Rounds-Bryant, Jennifer L.; Kristiansen, Patricia L.; Fairbank, John A.; Hubbard, Robert L.
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, v7 n4 p19-34 1998
Describes gender comparisons in drug and alcohol use, illegal activity, abuse, and mental health problems among adolescents (N=3382). Most participants reported regular marijuana and alcohol use; males had higher rates of illegal activities and physical abuse, whereas females reported more sexual abuse. Males and females experienced equal rates of mental disorders. (MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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