Windows of Opportunity: Fundamental Concepts for Understanding Alcohol-Related Disparities Experienced by Young Blacks in the United States

@article{Godette2006WindowsOO,
  title={Windows of Opportunity: Fundamental Concepts for Understanding Alcohol-Related Disparities Experienced by Young Blacks in the United States},
  author={Dionne C. Godette and Sandra Headen and Chandra L. Ford},
  journal={Prevention Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={377-387}
}
This paper presents a theoretical framework for conceptualizing alcohol-related disparities experienced by young Blacks in the United States. The framework highlights areas of risk and opportunity as they relate to the development of alcohol use and alcohol-related problems. In this paper, life course development theory serves as a guide for identifying a critical period in the development of alcohol-related disparities and it serves to guide the identification of opportunities to prevent or… CONTINUE READING

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