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ERIC Number: EJ897090
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 50
ISSN: ISSN-1066-4807
Effects of Familial Attachment, Social Support, Involvement, and Self-Esteem on Youth Substance Use and Sexual Risk Taking
Peterson, Christina Hamme; Buser, Trevor J.; Westburg, Nancy G.
Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, v18 n4 p369-376 Oct 2010
A study of protective factors against substance use and sexual risk taking was conducted among 610 high-poverty urban youth. Higher levels of family attachment, social support, involvement, and self-esteem were associated with lower levels of risk behaviors. (Contains 2 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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