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NCJ Number: 119520 Find in a Library
Title: Native American Youth and Alcohol: An Annotated Bibliography
Author(s): M L Lobb; T D Watts
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 203
Sponsoring Agency: Greenwood Publishing Group
Westport, CT 06881-5007
Publication Number: ISBN 0-313-25618-7
Sale Source: Greenwood Publishing Group
88 Post Road West
P.O. Box 5007
Westport, CT 06881-5007
United States of America
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: American Indians/Alaska Natives between the ages of 15 and 24 are twice as likely to commit suicide as the general population (80 percent of these are alcohol-related) and twice as likely to die in automobile accidents (75 percent of which are alcohol-related).
Abstract: This bibliography catalogues published works dealing with all disciplines relevant to the problem of Native American youth alcoholism, including anthropology and sociology as well as specific issues such as child abuse and neglect, foster homes, school problems, dropouts, peer relation effects, family modeling response, fetal alcohol syndrome, prevention, sniffing, developmental factors, cohort methodology, and rural versus urban factors. The literature, covering American and Canadian books, journal articles, dissertations, conference papers, and government reports from 1969 to 1988, is divided into 11 sections: accidental death, biomedical factors, crime, etiology, gender, policy and prevention, reservations, sociological factors, suicide, treatment, and urban versus rural.
Main Term(s): Underage Drinking
Index Term(s): American Indians; Eskimos
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