Structural Equation Model Tests of Patterns of Family Interaction, Peer Alcohol Use, and Intrapersonal Predictors of Adolescent Alcohol Use and Misuse

  title={Structural Equation Model Tests of Patterns of Family Interaction, Peer Alcohol Use, and Intrapersonal Predictors of Adolescent Alcohol Use and Misuse},
  author={Terry E. Dielman and A T Butchart and Jean T. Shope},
  journal={Journal of Drug Education},
  pages={273 - 316}
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