Adolescent problem drinking: stability of psychosocial and behavioral correlates across a generation.

@article{Donovan1999AdolescentPD,
  title={Adolescent problem drinking: stability of psychosocial and behavioral correlates across a generation.},
  author={John E. Donovan and Richard Jessor and Frances M. Costa},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol},
  year={1999},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={
          352-61
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Research conducted in the 1970s demonstrated that Problem Behavior Theory could account for approximately 40% of the variance in problem drinking in both local and national sample studies. The present analyses sought to determine whether the personality, perceived environment, and behavior variables of the framework continue to contribute to the explanation of problem drinking among contemporary American youth. METHOD Correlational and multiple regression analyses were performed on… CONTINUE READING
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