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A Longitudinal Study of the Conditional Effects of Deviant Behavior on Drug Use among Three Racial/Ethnic Groups of Adolescents

  • Eleni A. Apospori
  • William A. Vega
  • Rick S. Zimmerman
  • George J. Warheit
  • Andres G. Gil
Part of the Longitudinal Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences book series (LRSB)

Abstract

Empirical studies have successfully demonstrated the connection between adolescent delinquent behavior and illicit substance abuse (Bachman, O’Malley, & Johnston, 1978; Brook, Whiteman, Gordon, Nomura, & Brook, 1986; Kandel, 1978, 1980; White, Johnson, & Gozansky-Garrison, 1985). However, the specific nature and direction of the relationships continue to be debated (Altschuler & Brounstein, 1991; Elliott, Huizinga, & Menard, 1989; Huizinga, Menard, & Elliott, 1989; Watters, Reinarman, & Fagan, 1985; White, Pandina, & La-Grange, 1987).

Keywords

Delinquent Behavior Deviant Behavior Black Student Hierarchical Multiple Regression Parent Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eleni A. Apospori
    • 1
  • William A. Vega
    • 2
  • Rick S. Zimmerman
    • 1
  • George J. Warheit
    • 1
  • Andres G. Gil
    • 1
  1. 1.South Florida Youth Development ProjectUniversity of MiamiCoral GablesUSA
  2. 2.School of Public HealthUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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