A longitudinal analysis of friendships and substance use: bidirectional influence from adolescence to adulthood.

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The reciprocal relation between deviant friendships and substance use was examined from early adolescence (age 13-14) to young adulthood (age 22-23). Deviance within friendships was studied using direct observations of videotaped friendship interaction and global reports of deviant interactions with friends as well as time spent with friends. Substance use… (More)

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@article{Dishion2002ALA, title={A longitudinal analysis of friendships and substance use: bidirectional influence from adolescence to adulthood.}, author={Thomas J. Dishion and Lee D. Owen}, journal={Developmental psychology}, year={2002}, volume={38 4}, pages={480-91} }