Why do Adolescents Use Drugs?

  • Barry Glassner
  • Julia Loughlin


Adult concern with adolescent drug use is focused on the questions of motivation and consequences. We have organized the analysis in this book in terms of these questions, and in this chapter will be presenting data primarily from transcripts of the 71 subjects classified as light or heavy users (as defined in Table 1 in the previous chapter).


Family Problem Heavy User Hard Drug Adolescent Drug Light User 
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© Barry Glassner and Julia Loughlin 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barry Glassner
    • 1
  • Julia Loughlin
    • 2
  1. 1.Syracuse UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Syracuse UniversityNew YorkUSA

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