A Qualitative Study on the Influences and Relationships Involved in an Adolescent's Choice to Drink Alcohol

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dc.contributor.author Darr, Kimary
dc.date.accessioned 2006-10-25T13:28:11Z
dc.date.available 2006-10-25T13:28:11Z
dc.date.issued 1991-07
dc.identifier.other 1991 .D252
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2092/434
dc.description iii, 25 leaves. Advisor: George Lair en
dc.description.abstract The problem. Alcohol use and abuse among adolescents is a serious and complex social problem. Procedure. This paper studies the relationship between adolescent drinking and the influences exerted from peers, parents, and personality factors. A questionnaire was designed and distributed to 205 high school freshmen to examine these relationships. Findinqs. Results suggested that the influence of peers was the strongest determinant in an adolescent's decision to drink alcohol. Recommendations. Further research needs to be done with a more diverse group of adolescents as the data was collected from a non-representative sample. en
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher Drake University en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Drake University Theses, School of Education;1991
dc.subject Drinking of alcoholic beverages en
dc.subject Decision making in adolescence en
dc.subject Teenagers--Alcohol use en
dc.subject Youth--Alcohol use en
dc.title A Qualitative Study on the Influences and Relationships Involved in an Adolescent's Choice to Drink Alcohol en
dc.type Thesis en


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