Self-Esteem and Drug Abuse

  • R. A. Steffenhagen


Theories of drug abuse can be categorized according to the disciplines of each individual theorist. While each one of these perspectives sheds a certain amount of light on the process of drug abuse, none of them alone describes the process precisely enough to provide a framework for making predictions about individual behavior.


Drug Abuse Life Style Goal Orientation Deviant Behavior Social Milieu 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. A. Steffenhagen
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  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of VermontBurlingtonUSA

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