Disruptive, delinquent and aggressive behavior in female adolescents with a psychoactive substance use disorder: relation to executive cognitive functioning.

@article{Giancola1998DisruptiveDA,
  title={Disruptive, delinquent and aggressive behavior in female adolescents with a psychoactive substance use disorder: relation to executive cognitive functioning.},
  author={Peter R Giancola and Ada C. Mezzich and Ralph E. Tarter},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol},
  year={1998},
  volume={59 5},
  pages={560-7}
}
OBJECTIVE This study had four objectives: (1) to determine whether female adolescents with a psychoactive substance use disorder are more impaired than controls on a battery of neuropsychological tests of Executive Cognitive Functioning (ECF); (2) to determine whether these individuals exhibit higher levels of disruptive, delinquent and aggressive behavior compared with controls; (3) to determine whether ECF is related to disruptive, delinquent and aggressive behavior in this population; and (4… CONTINUE READING

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