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NCJ Number: 99599 Find in a Library
Title: Drug Use and Abuse - A Guide to Research Findings, Volume 2 Adolescents
Author(s): G A Austin; M L Prendergast
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 529
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A total of 113 abstracts describe research on juvenile drug use and abuse, and a series of indexes guide readers to specific research findings presented in the abstracts.
Abstract: The abstracts are presented under the following topics: drug use among high school students and adolescents, drug use among college students and young adults, ethnic minorities and drugs, and studies on marijuana and hallucinogens. Each abstract contains a citation, summary table (a chart with 10 fields that specify various characteristics of the research: drug, age, sex, ethnicity, etc.), study purpose, definitions, findings, and conclusions. The indexes encompass topic, drug, sample type, sex, age, ethnicity, location, methodology, and instruments. Information for each index term includes the abstract number, document title, and numbers corresponding to findings related to the index term. For a similar volume on drug use and abuse among adults, see NCJ 99598.
Index Term(s): Criminal justice research; Hallucinogens; Juvenile drug use; Marijuana; Minority juvenile offenders; Summaries
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