Conduct disorder among adolescent alcohol and drug abusers.

  title={Conduct disorder among adolescent alcohol and drug abusers.},
  author={Sandra A. Brown and Alice A. Gleghorn and Marc A Schuckit and M. B. Myers and Mariam A. Mott},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol},
  volume={57 3},
OBJECTIVE Delinquent behavior is prevalent among adolescents who abuse alcohol and other drugs. The present study examined the extent to which conduct disorder type behavior predates substance use involvement among 166 adolescents in treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse, and the prognostic significance of conduct disorder behaviors for the clinical course of teens during the first 2 years following treatment. METHOD This was prospective longitudinal study of 166 alcohol and other drug… CONTINUE READING