Behavior of boys in kindergarten and the onset of substance use during adolescence.

@article{Msse1997BehaviorOB,
  title={Behavior of boys in kindergarten and the onset of substance use during adolescence.},
  author={Louise M{\^a}sse and Richard E. Tremblay},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={62-8}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to assess the usefulness of personality dimensions measured at ages 6 and 10 years in predicting early onset of cigarette smoking, alcohol abuse, and other drug use in boys. In addition, the stability of the prediction between the measurements at ages 6 and 10 years was investigated. METHODS Data from a large longitudinal study of boys were used to assess the relation between childhood personality and the onset of substance use from 10 to 15 years of… CONTINUE READING
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