Multiple Problem Youth: Delinquency, Substance Use, and Mental Health Problems

Paperback | August 9, 1989

byDelbert S. Elliott, David Huizinga, Scott Menard

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Multiple Problem Youth addresses the complex connections among drug abuse, delinquency, and mental health problems as they apply to adolescents and young adults. Interrelationships in this area exist in a vast variety of ways, further complicated by extraneous factors such as demographics, sex, and time. The authors incorporate these factors and analyze the correlations among substance use, delinquency, and mental health problems, as well as discussing developmental patterns and reviewing theories of deviant behavior.

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Multiple Problem Youth addresses the complex connections among drug abuse, delinquency, and mental health problems as they apply to adolescents and young adults. Interrelationships in this area exist in a vast variety of ways, further complicated by extraneous factors such as demographics, sex, and time. The authors incorporate these f...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:August 9, 1989Publisher:Springer New York

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ISBN - 10:038796925X

ISBN - 13:9780387969251

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Contents: Introduction.- The Demographic Distribution of Delinquency and ADM Problems.- Prevalence and General Offending/Use Patterns: The Joint Occurrence of Delinquent Behavior and ADM Problems.- Age, Period and Cohort Effects.- Developmental Patterns.- The Etiology of Delinquency and ADM Problems.- Prediction of Delinquent and ADM Behavior From Other Delinquent and ADM Behavior.- Summary and Implications.- References.- Appendixes.- Author Index.- Subject Index.