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Comparison of psychiatric inpatient male and female adolescent drug abusers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1262096     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Drug-abusing male and female adolescent psychiatric inpatients were compared on a variety of etiological, environmental, and social variables. Results indicated that the frequency, duration, and pattern of abuse did not differ significantly for males and females. Factor analyses, however, revealed that for females, drug abuse and pathology in general were associated with family related variables; for males, patient abuse and patient pathology emerged as factors orthogonal to family drug abuse and family pathology. These findings indicate that female pathology is more reactive to the family situation and hence they raise the hypothesis that when the female separates from the family her pathology will decrease more than the pathology of the male who separates.
V Klinge; H Vaziri; K Lennox
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of the addictions     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0020-773X     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Addict     Publication Date:  1976  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-07-06     Completed Date:  1976-07-06     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0123640     Medline TA:  Int J Addict     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  309-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Child Rearing
Mental Disorders / complications*,  genetics
Parent-Child Relations
Peer Group
Sex Factors
Substance-Related Disorders / complications*,  genetics
Time Factors

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