+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

School, family, and peer factors and their association with substance use in Hispanic adolescents

School, family, and peer factors and their association with substance use in Hispanic adolescents

Journal of Primary Prevention 30(6): 622-641

The purpose of the present study was to examine how relationships among family, school, and peer factors relate to likelihood of substance use in Hispanic adolescents. Results indicated that only perceived peer substance use was directly related to adolescents' own substance use. A significant interaction was found between parental monitoring and peer use vis-à-vis substance use, which suggests that the relationship between parental monitoring and the adolescents' own use was significantly stronger among youth who reported that more of their friends used substances. Implications of these results for the design of substance use preventive interventions are discussed. Editors' Strategic Implications: This research is promising both in terms of the implications for targets of prevention programming and for the application of ecodevelopmental theory, which might guide similar efforts with different cultural groups.

Please choose payment method:

(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 055662208

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 19949868

DOI: 10.1007/s10935-009-0197-5

Related references

Depression and its association with self-esteem, family, peer and school factors in a population of 9586 adolescents in southern Taiwan. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 62(4): 412-420, 2008

Gender-specific substance use patterns and associations with individual, family, peer, and school factors in 15-year-old Portuguese adolescents: a latent class regression analysis. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 13: 21, 2019

The Role of Attitudes, Family, Peer and School on Alcohol Use, Rule Breaking and Aggressive Behavior in Hispanic Delinquent Adolescents. Open Family Studies Journal 4(Suppl 1-M4): 38-45, 2011

Does Living with a Substance Abusing Father Increase Substance Abuse Risk in Male Offspring? Impact on Individual, Family, School, and Peer Vulnerability Factors. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse 10(3): 59-70, 2001

Psychiatric, Family, and Ethnicity-Related Factors That Can Impact Treatment Utilization Among Hispanic Substance Abusing Adolescents. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions 5(1-2): 133-155, 2005

Self-rejection/derogation, peer factors, and alcohol, drug, and cigarette use among a sample of Hispanic, African-American, and white non-Hispanic adolescents. International Journal of the Addictions 30(2): 97-116, 1995

Substance use and antisocial behavior in adolescents: the role of family and peer-individual risk and protective factors. Substance Use and Misuse 49(14): 1934-1944, 2015

Peer vs. parental influence in substance use among hispanic and Anglo children and adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence 20(1): 73-88, 1991

Understanding the elevated risk of substance use by adolescents in special education and residential youth care: the role of individual, family and peer factors. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 23(6): 461-472, 2014

The Association of Family and Peer Factors with Tobacco, Alcohol, and Marijuana Use Among Chilean adolescents in Neighborhood Context. Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation 2(1): 163-172, 2012

Suicide and its association with individual, family, peer, and school factors in an adolescent population in southern Taiwan. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior 39(1): 91-102, 2009

Associations between family structure, family functioning, and substance use among Hispanic/Latino adolescents. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors 24(1): 98-108, 2010

A comparison of peer influence measures as predictors of smoking among predominately hispanic/latino high school adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health 52(3): 358-364, 2013

Antisocial Behavior and Psychoactive Substance Involvement Among Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Caucasian Adolescents in Substance Abuse Treatment. Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse 6(4): 1-22, 1998

Hispanic/Latino Adolescents' Alcohol Use: Influence of Family Structure, Perceived Peer Norms, and Family Members' Alcohol Use. American Journal of Health Education 47(4): 253-261, 2016