A synthesis of etiology and prevention of drug abuse in youth: Application and critique of the

Okwumabua, Jebose O.; Duryea, Elias J.
January 1998
American Journal of Health Studies;1998, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p31
Academic Journal
Critiques the application of the epidemiologic model for examining the causal pathways for substance abuse among the youth in the United States. Etiologic agent; Host factors; Environmental factors; Traditional prevention; Psychosocial prevention; Personal competence model; Cognitive skill and social resistance skills training; Community-based prevention.


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