Substance Abuse

By: Rodgers, Kathleen Boyce, and Hillary A. Rose.

Analyzing data from adolescents in a southeastern US city, these researchers find that adolescents in intact families were less likely to engage in substance abuse than adolescents from other family structures.

Risk and resiliency factors among adolescents who experience marital transitions. Journal of Marriage and Family 64 (4): 1024-37.