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ERIC Number: EJ625720
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0090-0036
Depression and Substance Use in Minority Middle-School Students.
Kelder, Steven H.; Murray, Nancy G.; Orpinas, Pamela; Prokhorov, Alexander; McReynolds, Larkin; Zhang, Qing; Roberts, Robert
American Journal of Public Health, v91 n5 p761-66 May 2001
Investigated the association between depression and substance use among minority (predominantly Hispanic American) middle school students. Student surveys indicated that depressive symptoms were strongly and positively related to self-reported substance use. Risk of substance use increased in a dose-response fashion with each higher level of depression symptom frequency. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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