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Relationship between Heavy Drug and Alcohol Use and Problem Use Among Adolescents

  • Helene Raskin White

Abstract

Adolescent drinking and drug use1 has attracted a lot of attention from policy makers, researchers, and the public at large. There are concerns about use because of the unknown effects of alcohol and drugs on maturation in terms of psychological and physiological development and the acquisition of skills such as coping. Of greater importance, however, is the issue of problem use called abuse, misuse, or heavy use.

Keywords

Alcohol Problem Problem Drinker Drug Problem Cohort Difference Problem Index 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helene Raskin White
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  1. 1.Center of Alcohol StudiesRutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA

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