Large group influence for decreased drug use: findings from two contemporary religious sects.

@article{Galanter1980LargeGI,
  title={Large group influence for decreased drug use: findings from two contemporary religious sects.},
  author={Marc Galanter and Peter Buckley and Anne F. Deutsch and Ralph Rabkin and John Rabkin},
  journal={The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse},
  year={1980},
  volume={7 3-4},
  pages={291-304}
}
This paper reports on studies designed to clarify the role of large cohesive groups in effecting diminished drug use among their members. Subjects were drawn from two contemporary religious sects and data were obtained by administering self-report questionnaires under controlled conditions, in cooperation with the sects' leadership. Data which bear directly… CONTINUE READING