CRVAW Faculty Journal Articles

Title

Deviant Drug Use in Adolescence: A Review of Psychosocial Correlates

Abstract

Reviews research concerning the sociocultural and personality correlates of deviant adolescent use of alcohol, psychedelic drugs, and narcotics. A number of consistently replicated findings regarding both personality and sociocultural correlates of adolescent use were found. At the same time, lack of comprehensive, systematic and theory-bound research, gross lack of methodological rigor, and a lack of coordination of effort and integration of findings among the various areas of drug use research were noted. General requirements for the design of future research are discussed.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1973

Notes/Citation Information

Dr. Diane Follingstad had not been a faculty member of the University of Kentucky at the publication time.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/h0034006