Substance Use & Abuse

Studies focused on the developmental precursors and outcomes associate substance use and substance use disorders across development.

Marshal, M. P., Sucato, G., Stepp, S. D., Hipwell, A., Smith, H. A., Friedman, M. S., Chung, T., & Markovic, N. (in press). Substance use and mental health disparities among sexual minority girls: Results from the Pittsburgh Girls Study.  Journal of  Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology.

White, H.R., Loeber, R., & Chung, T. (in press). Racial differences in substance use: Using longitudinal data to fill gaps in knowledge. In Y. F. Thomas and L. N. Price (Eds.), Drug Use Trajectories Among Minority Youth. New York: Springer.

White, H. R., Lee, C., Mun, E.-Y., & Loeber, R. (in press). The role of heavy drinking in persistence and desistance of serious violent offending among African American and Caucasian young men. Criminology