Patterns of substance use among Argentinean adolescents and analysis of the effect of age at first alcohol use on substance use behaviors.

@article{Pilatti2013PatternsOS,
  title={Patterns of substance use among Argentinean adolescents and analysis of the effect of age at first alcohol use on substance use behaviors.},
  author={Angelina Pilatti and Juan Carlos P{\'e}rez Godoy and Silvina Alejandra Brussino and Ricardo Marcos Pautassi},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2013},
  volume={38 12},
  pages={
          2847-50
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The present study used an empirically based method to characterize substance use in a sample of Argentinean adolescents and analyzed the association between age at drinking onset and substance use behaviors. Differences in alcohol expectancies and personality traits as a function of different patterns of substance use were also explored. METHOD Data were obtained from 583 adolescents aged 13-18years (M=15.01years; SD=1.5years; 59.5% female) from the city of Cordoba, Argentina… CONTINUE READING
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