Epidemiology of Adolescent Substance Use and Adolescent Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders
It has been reported that in the early 1990s, the general downward trend in the prevalence of drug use that started in 1980 has continued (Johnston, O’Malley, & Bachman, 1992). Despite this encouraging report, which implies that adolescents continue to move away from the use of drugs (especially alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine), a considerable number of youngsters continue to use illicit drugs.
KeywordsIllicit Drug Binge Drinking High School Senior School Dropout Adolescent Substance
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