Substance use and abuse among college students: a review of recent literature.

@article{Prendergast1994SubstanceUA,
  title={Substance use and abuse among college students: a review of recent literature.},
  author={Michael L. Prendergast},
  journal={Journal of American college health : J of ACH},
  year={1994},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={99-113}
}
This article reviews the research literature since 1980 on alcohol and other (illicit) drug use among college and university students. The discussion begins with a summary of survey findings on the nature and extent of alcohol and drug use, including prevalence and patterns of use and associated problems. This summary is followed by a discussion of the correlates of substance use and problems, including demographic characteristics, personality factors, year in college and grade point average… CONTINUE READING

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