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Adolescent Marijuana Abusers and Their Families



NIDA Research Monograph, Number 40 [Printed in 1981]

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Table of Contents

Foreword-----v
Marvin Snyder

  1. INTRODUCTION

    Chapter 1.
    Background-----1

    Chapter 2.
    Design of the Study-----8

  2. THE LIVES OF ADOLESCENT MARIJUANA ABUSERS

    Chapter 3.
    An overview of Adolescent Marijuana Abusers-----17

    Chapter 4.
    Representative Cases-----26
    Angela A.
    Clara D.
    Tim H.
    Dave M.
    Eddie J.
    Bobby G.

    Chapter 5.
    Family Psychodynamics-----65

    Chapter 6.
    The Functions of Marijuana-----73

  3. PSYCHOLOGICAL TEST RESULTS

    Chapter 7.
    An Overview of Psychological Test Results-----81

    Chapter 8.
    Psychological Contrast of Marijuana Abusers and Their Siblings-----91
    Clara and Vanessa D
    Tim and Dennis H
    Dave and Fred M
    Eddie and Deborah J
    Bobby and Diane G

    Chapter 9.
    Discussion of Psychological Findings-----98

  4. CONCLUSION

    Chapter 10.
    Summary of Findings-----103

List of NIDA Research Monographs-----110




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