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Title: Adolescents Who Apparently Are Invulnerable to Drug, Alcohol, and Nicotine Use
Journal: Adolescence  Volume:23  Issue:91  Dated:(Fall 1988)  Pages:593-598
Author(s): A R Marston; D F Jacobs; R D Singer; K F Widaman; T D Little
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
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Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: As part of a large survey of addictive behavior in high school students, a group of 43 girls and 34 boys was identified who denied any use of drugs, alcohol, or tobacco.
Abstract: These apparently invulnerable adolescents were compared to the rest of the 'user' sample on the remaining items of the questionnaire. The invulnerable students reported generally better physical and mental health and academic achievement. They also indicated a significantly lower rate of similar problems in their parents. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention
Index Term(s): Juvenile drug use; Parent-Child Relations; Underage Drinking
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