Explicating How Parent–Child Communication Increases Latino and European American Early Adolescents’ Intentions to Intervene in a Friend’s Substance Use

@article{Kam2013ExplicatingHP,
  title={Explicating How Parent–Child Communication Increases Latino and European American Early Adolescents’ Intentions to Intervene in a Friend’s Substance Use},
  author={Jennifer A. Kam and Sijia Yang},
  journal={Prevention Science},
  year={2013},
  volume={15},
  pages={536-546}
}
This study used primary socialization theory and a focus theory of normative conduct to examine whether anti-substance-use norms mediated targeted parent–child communication against substance (alcohol, cigarette, and marijuana) use’s effects on Latino and European American early adolescents’ intentions to intervene in a friend’s substance use. Further, this study investigated whether familism interacted with targeted parent–child communication to predict anti-substance-use norms, and whether… CONTINUE READING

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