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The book offers an extensive exploration of the childhood factors that can lead to substance abuse. Puts forward a dynamic cascade model of the development of adolescent substance-use onset Model is based on broad sampling of children from prekindergarten through to Grade 12 The results offer practical suggestions for interventions, public policies, and economics of substance-use and future inquiry
Kenneth A. Dodge is the William McDougall Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University, where he directs the Center for Child and Family Policy. His research is aimed at understanding how problem behaviors develop and how they can be prevented.
Patrick S. Malone is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of South Carolina. As a quantitative social psychologist, he utilizes advanced methodological techniques to address substantive questions of social risk forsubstance use outcomes.
Jennifer E. Lansford is Associate Research Professor at the Duke UniversityCenter for Child and Family Policy. Her research focuses on how family, peer, and cultural contexts affect the development of aggression and other behavior problems in youth.
Table of Contents
Study Design and Methods
Substance Use Patterns and Correlations Among Variables
Early Child and Sociocultural Factors
Early Parenting Factors
Early Child Behavior Problem Factors
Early Peer Relations Problem Factors
Adolescent Parenting Factors
Adolescent Peer Context Factors
Testing The Full Model
Moderation By Gender
Theoretical Integration and Discussion
Taking Substance Use And Development Seriously: Developmentally Distal And Proximal Influences On Adolescent Drug Use
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