Childhood conduct problems, attention deficit behaviors, and adolescent alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use

  title={Childhood conduct problems, attention deficit behaviors, and adolescent alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use},
  author={M. Lynskey and D. Fergusson},
  journal={Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology},
  • M. Lynskey, D. Fergusson
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology
  • The relationships between conduct problems and attention deficit behaviors at age 8 years and the use of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs at 15 years were studied in a birth cohort of over 900 New Zealand children. The analysis showed that while early conduct problems were significantly associated with later substance use there were no significant associations between early attention deficit behaviors and later substance use once the correlations between conduct problems and attention… CONTINUE READING
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