ERIC Number: EJ657038
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Consistency in Drug Use Self-Reported by Incarcerated Adolescents to Correctional Staff vs. Research Interviewers.
McGarvey, Elizabeth L.; Waite, Dennis; Martindale, James R.; Koopman, Cheryl; Brown, Gerald L.; Canterbury, Randolph J.
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v35 n2 p51-62 2002
Tests consistency of self-reports of alcohol and drug use by comparing responses incarcerated youth give to corrections staff and to university research interviewers only weeks apart. Significantly more incarcerated adolescents (n = 894) report lifetime drug and alcohol use to researchers than to correctional staff. Sex and ethnic differences were found. (Contains 23 references and 3 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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