Psychosocial, alcohol/other drug use, and delinquency differences between urban black and white male high risk youth.

Abstract

Using data collected on 286 Black and White male youths entering a juvenile detention center, we examine differences in their psychosocial functioning, substance use, and delinquency/crime. Comparison is made on a wide range of variables, including sociodemographic characteristics, family problems, records of contact with the juvenile court, physical abuse… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Dembo1994PsychosocialAD, title={Psychosocial, alcohol/other drug use, and delinquency differences between urban black and white male high risk youth.}, author={Richard Dembo and Lyndsey Williams and James M Schmeidler}, journal={The International journal of the addictions}, year={1994}, volume={29 4}, pages={461-83} }