Risk factors for depressive symptomatology in a drug using population.

@article{Buckner1990RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for depressive symptomatology in a drug using population.},
  author={John C. Buckner and Wallace Mandell},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1990},
  volume={80 5},
  pages={580-5}
}
This study employs a prospective design to examine possible personality, drug use, stressful life event, and social support-related variables associated with the onset of a depressive episode in a cohort of psychoactive drug using young adults. Two waves of data, collected one year apart, were available on 942 individuals. Cases (n = 62) were free of depressive symptoms at time 1 but reported significant symptomatology at time 2 as measured by the depression subscale of the Brief Symptom… CONTINUE READING

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