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Psychological factors associated with substance use in adolescents

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Title: Psychological factors associated with substance use in adolescents
Authors: Gunnarsson, Mattias
Issue Date: 18-May-2012
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: 1. Gunnarsson, M., Gustavsson, J. P., Tengström, A., Franck, J. & Fahlke, C. (2008). Personality traits and their associations with substance use among adolescents. Personality and Individual Differences, 45, 356-360.

2. Gunnarsson, M., Tengström, A., Gustavsson, J. P., Franck, J. & Fahlke C. (2012). Adolescents illicit drug use: relationships to subjective response and intention of future use. Submitted

3. Gunnarsson, M., Gustavsson, J. P., Rudman, A., Tengström, A., Franck, J. & Fahlke C. (2012). Psychological profiles of adolescents using illicit drugs. Submitted.
Date of Defence: 2012-06-08
Disputation: Fredagen den 8 juni 2012, kl. 10.00, Sal F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: Adolescent
Substance use
Risk factors
Mental health
Abstract: This thesis examines possible factors related to use of substances, with specific focus on psychological factors associated with increased risk of using illicit drugs. Thus, factors such as gender, personality traits, mental health status as well as family settings were investigated. Others factors also studied were use of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs, age of debut for substance use, subjective response to illicit drug use, attitudes towards drug use and future intentions of illicit drug u... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8493-2
ISSN: 1101-718X
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