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ERIC Number: EJ605531
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000-May
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ISSN: ISSN-0739-9863
Adult Sequela of Adolescent Heavy Drinking among Mexican Americans.
Vega, William A.; Alderete, Ethel; Kolody, Bohdan; Aguilar-Gaxiola, Sergio
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v22 n2 p254-66 May 2000
Data from the Mexican American Prevalence and Services Survey were used to compare mental health and behavioral sequela of heavy drinking in adolescence among Mexican Americans aged 18-59. Adolescent heavy drinkers had higher lifetime mood or drug dependence disorders and higher rates of suicide attempts and behavior problems than abstainers or moderate drinkers. (Contains 31 references.) (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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