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ERIC Number: EJ670998
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-2379
Attitude and Peer Influences on Adolescent Substance Use: The Moderating Effect of Age, Sex, and Substance.
Musher-Eizenman, Dara R.; Holub, Shayla C.; Arnett, Mitzi
Journal of Drug Education, v33 n1 p1-23 2003
Examines the importance of peer influence and personal attitudes in relation to self-reported use of alcohol, cigarettes, and marijuana for 213 younger adolescents and 219 older adolescents. Friends' use was significantly related to substance use for both age groups, both sexes, and all substances examined. Resistance self- efficacy was differentially related to use depending on age, gender, and substance. (Contains 42 references and 6 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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