Ethnicity and ethnic identity as predictors of drug norms and drug use among preadolescents in the US Southwest.

@article{Marsiglia2004EthnicityAE,
  title={Ethnicity and ethnic identity as predictors of drug norms and drug use among preadolescents in the US Southwest.},
  author={Flavio Francisco Marsiglia and Stephen Kulis and Michael L. Hecht and Stephen J. Sills},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 7},
  pages={1061-94}
}
This article reports the results of research exploring how ethnicity and ethnic identity may "protect" adolescents against drug use and help them form antidrug use norms. This study was conducted in 1998 and is based on a sample of 4364 mostly Mexican American seventh graders residing in a large southwestern city of diverse acculturation statuses. It aims… CONTINUE READING