The special nature of rural America.

  title={The special nature of rural America.},
  author={Rand D. Conger},
  journal={NIDA research monograph},
The chapter on "The Social Context of Substance Abuse" reviewed the complex processes through which individual characteristics, family processes, and community structures come together to influence risk for substance use and abuse. This chapter considers the fact that individuals and families live in communities that vary greatly in terms of cultural and ethnic heritage, socioeconomic conditions, geographic placement, and population density. The drama of individual lives, including achievements… CONTINUE READING
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