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ERIC Number: EJ619288
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1067-828X
The Prevalence of Sexual Abuse and Its Impact on the Onset of Drug Use among Adolescents in Therapeutic Community Drug Treatment.
Hawke, Josephine M.; Jainchill, Nancy; De Leon, George
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, v9 n3 p35-49 2000
Describes the prevalence of sexual abuse among adolescents (N=938) admitted to residential therapeutic communities for treatment of substance abuse and related disorders. Results indicate that approximately one-third of the sample reported histories of sexual abuse. Prevalence rates were significantly higher for girls than for boys. History of sexual abuse is related to earlier onset of alcohol and illicit drug use. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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