ISBN13:978-0805834369 ISBN10: 0805834362 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0805834352 ISBN10: 0805834354
Summary: Adolescent Relationships and Drug Use explores the communicative and relational features of adolescent drug use. It focuses on peer norms, risks, and protective factors, and considers how drugs are offered to adolescents, examining such factors as who makes the offers and how they are resisted, where the offers take place, and what relationship exists between the persons making the offers and those receiving them. Unlike other studies of drug resistance, this work ex
amines the communication processes that affect adolescents' ability to effectively resist drug offers. Michelle Miller and her colleagues study how personal qualities, communication skills, and relationships with other affect an individual's ability to resist offers of drugs.
Summary: Adolescent Relationships and Drug Use explores the communicative and relational features of adolescent drug use. It focuses on peer norms, risks, and protective factors, and considers how drugs are offered to adolescents, examining such factors as who makes the offers and how they are resisted, where the offers take place, and what relationship exists between the persons making the offers and those receiving them. Unlike other studies of drug resistance, this work examines the communication processes that affect adolescents' ability to effectively resist drug offers. Michelle Miller and her colleagues study how personal qualities, communication skills, and relationships with other affect an individual's ability to resist offers of drugs. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:00 Cover: Print On Demand Publisher:Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. Published: 02/01/2000 International: No
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1. Drug Use in the United States: A Communication Perspective 2. Adolescent Relationships and Drug Use: Family and Peer Influences 3. The Social Processes of Drug Resistance in a Relational Context 4. Metaphor, Culture, and Action: The Symbolic Construction of Adolescent Drug Use 5. A Narrative and Relational Approach to Drug Prevention in the Drug Resistance Strategies Project 6. Conclusions App. A Methods App. B Decision-Making Questionnaire App. C Formula for Determining Risk Factors App. D Development and Implementation of a Peer-Based Prevention Program App. E Killing Time App. F Discussion Guide App. G Perception of Performance Scale References Author Index Subject Index
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