Parental and Peer Influences on Adolescent Drug Use in Korea

@article{Hwang2006ParentalAP,
  title={Parental and Peer Influences on Adolescent Drug Use in Korea},
  author={Sunghyun Hwang and Ronald L. Akers},
  journal={Asian Journal of Criminology},
  year={2006},
  volume={1},
  pages={51-69}
}
The analysis and findings reported here are from a self-report questionnaire survey of a sample of 1,035 high school students in Pusan, a metropolitan area of South Korea. Multiple regression and path analyses reveal that, for all types of drug behavior among these adolescents, the influence of parental variables was generally less than the influence of the peer variables. Even in South Korean society, where the stability and authority of the family is greater than in American society, peers… CONTINUE READING

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