Frequent electronic media communication with friends is associated with higher adolescent substance use

@article{Gommans2014FrequentEM,
  title={Frequent electronic media communication with friends is associated with higher adolescent substance use},
  author={Rob Gommans and Gonneke W. J. M. Stevens and Emily Finne and Antonius H. N. Cillessen and Meyran Boniel-Nissim and Tom F. M. ter Bogt},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
  year={2014},
  volume={60},
  pages={167-177}
}
This study investigated the unique associations between electronic media communication (EMC) with friends and adolescent substance use (tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis), over and beyond the associations of face-to-face (FTF) interactions with friends and the average level of classroom substance use. Drawn from the cross-national 2009/2010 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study in The Netherlands, 5,642 Dutch adolescents (M age = 14.29) reported on their substance use, EMC, and FTF… CONTINUE READING

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