Peer leaders and substance use among high-risk adolescents.

  title={Peer leaders and substance use among high-risk adolescents.},
  author={Patchareeya Pumpuang Kwan and Steve Sussman and Thomas W. Valente},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  volume={50 3},
OBJECTIVE To examine the association between individual drug use and peer leaders use. METHOD Analysis of drug use behaviors of 525 students randomized into three arms-control, standard, and networked where peers serve as group leaders. RESULTS Among the combined male and female group, there was no association between peer leader and individual use. Among males, peer leader use at baseline was positively associated with individual alcohol use at post-test. Among females, peer leader use at… CONTINUE READING
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