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Adolescent Substance Abuse

NCJ Number
99367
Journal
Adolescence Volume: 20 Issue: 78 Dated: (Summer 1985) Pages: 335-347
Author(s)
C R Thorne; R R DeBlassie
Date Published
1985
Annotation
We have become a drug-oriented society. Cummings (1979), citing evidence from the National Institute of Drug Abuse, reports that one of every eleven adult Americans suffers from a severe addictive problem. Drug addiction is epidemic among teenagers; one of every six teenagers suffers from a severe addictive problem. This paper focuses on adolescent drug/substance abuse. (Author abstract modified)