5 factors that contribute to the substance abuse of both legal and illegal drugs among the youthWeegy:
Regression analyses showed that personal attributes and peer substance use explained the largest percentage of the variance in the adolescents? frequency of illegal drug use. [ [ In addition, both parental factors and environmental stressors contributed to the explained variance in adolescent drug use above and beyond the two more proximal domains at a statistically significant level.here is increasing evidence that environmental and economic stressors have adverse consequences for families and children . Environmental stressors include such influences as discrimination, victimization, and markers of poverty, such as lack of household amenities, and hunger [17?21]. We hypothesize that high levels of environmental stress are related to adolescent drug usewww.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1592364/
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5 Factors that contribute to substance abuse of both legal and illegal drung among the youthWeegy:
This should be asked more specific. ALthough, any and all drugs have side effects. Even the drugs in your cabinet. The steroids in your asthma inhaler. The advil you take for headaches and pains etc. [ As far as serious drugs, smoking is said to be the main factor in growth stunting in the youth.
If your asking in this in terms of how bad it is, then it has surely gotten worse. The numbers have increased ridiculously. As said, smoking (pot, cigs. Etc) is a main factor in growth stunting in teens. Meaning, they would grow to be a slightly shorter then what there potential height had in store for them. The average height in the U.S has decreased and this is a slight cause. Alcohol abuse causes a lot of deaths in college parties, on the road, and even to alcoholics in depressions, suffer from alcoholism etc that can not control themselves.
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