Physical and relational aggression as predictors of drug use: gender differences among high school students.

@article{Skara2008PhysicalAR,
  title={Physical and relational aggression as predictors of drug use: gender differences among high school students.},
  author={Silvana Skara and Pallav Pokhrel and Michelle D Weiner and Ping Sun and Clyde W. Dent and Steve Sussman},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2008},
  volume={33 12},
  pages={1507-15}
}
The present study investigated the longitudinal relationships between physical and relational aggression and later drug use, as moderated by gender. Self-reported data were gathered from 2064 high school students at pretest and 1-year post-test to test the hypotheses that (1) males would engage in more physical aggression than females, whereas females would engage in more relational aggression than males; and (2) physical aggression would be a stronger drug use predictor for males and… CONTINUE READING

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