ERIC Number: EJ615913
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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The Impact of Personal Identity and Racial Identity on Drug Attitudes and Use among African American Children.
Townsend, Tiffany G.; Belgrave, Faye Z.
Journal of Black Psychology, v26 n4 p421-36 Nov 2000
Examined the relationship between personal and racial identity components of urban African American fourth graders' self-system, noting the self-system's impact on their drug use and attitudes. Data collected prior to students' participation in a substance abuse prevention program indicated a significant positive relationship between personal identity and racial identity. Both components were strong predictors of drug outcomes. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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