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ERIC Number: EJ605479
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0012-1649
Pubertal Timing and Substance Use: Associations between and within Families across Late Adolescence.
Dick, Danielle M.; Rose, Richard J.; Viken, Richard J.; Kaprio, Jaakko
Developmental Psychology, v36 n2 p180-89 Mar 2000
Used between-family analyses of data from adolescent twin girls to offer new evidence that early menarche is associated with earlier initiation and greater frequency of smoking and drinking. Found that association of pubertal timing with substance use could not be explained by between-family confounds, and pubertal timing influence on drinking frequency was apparent only in urban settings. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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