Profiles of current disruptive behavior: association with recent drug consumption among adolescents.

@article{Storr2007ProfilesOC,
  title={Profiles of current disruptive behavior: association with recent drug consumption among adolescents.},
  author={Carla L. Storr and Veronica H. Accornero and Rosa M. Crum},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={248-64}
}
Instead of using scale thresholds and standard diagnostic criteria, latent class analysis was used to elucidate distinct subgroups of adolescents based on symptom profiles of the 24 Youth Self-Report items assessing attention-deficit hyperactivity, oppositional and conduct problem behaviors. We then investigated the extent to which being classified into different classes of disruptive behavior was associated with drug consumption in the month prior to the survey assessment. Three latent classes… CONTINUE READING