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Development of individuals' own and perceptions of peers' substance use from early adolescence to adulthood.

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Lansford, JE; Goulter, N; Godwin, J; Crowley, M; McMahon, RJ; Bates, JE; Pettit, GS; Greenberg, M; Lochman, JE; Dodge, KA
Published in: Addictive behaviors
September 2021

This study evaluated how individuals' own substance use and their perception of peers' substance use predict each other across development from early adolescence to middle adulthood. Participants were from two longitudinal studies: Fast Track (FT; N = 463) and Child Development Project (CDP; N = 585). Participants reported on their own and peers' substance use during early and middle adolescence and early adulthood, and their own substance use in middle adulthood. From adolescence to early adulthood, individuals' reports of their own substance use in a given developmental period predicted reports of their peers' substance use in the next developmental period more than peers' substance use in a given developmental period predicted individuals' own substance use in the next. In the higher-risk FT sample, individuals' own substance use in early adulthood predicted alcohol, cannabis, and other substance use in middle adulthood, and peers' substance use in early adulthood predicted cannabis use in middle adulthood. In the lower-risk CDP sample, participants' own substance use in early adulthood predicted only their own cannabis use in middle adulthood, whereas peers' substance use in early adulthood predicted participants' alcohol, cannabis, opioid, and other substance use in middle adulthood. The findings suggest that peer substance use in early adulthood may indicate a greater propensity for subsequent substance use in lower-risk groups, whereas those in higher-risk groups may remain more stable in substance use, with less variability explained by peer contexts.

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Published In

Addictive behaviors

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EISSN

1873-6327

ISSN

0306-4603

Publication Date

September 2021

Volume

120

Start / End Page

106958

Related Subject Headings

  • Substance-Related Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Perception
  • Peer Group
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Humans
  • Child
  • Adult
  • Adolescent Behavior
  • Adolescent
 

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Lansford, J. E., Goulter, N., Godwin, J., Crowley, M., McMahon, R. J., Bates, J. E., … Dodge, K. A. (2021). Development of individuals' own and perceptions of peers' substance use from early adolescence to adulthood. Addictive Behaviors, 120, 106958. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.106958
Lansford, Jennifer E., Natalie Goulter, Jennifer Godwin, Max Crowley, Robert J. McMahon, John E. Bates, Gregory S. Pettit, Mark Greenberg, John E. Lochman, and Kenneth A. Dodge. “Development of individuals' own and perceptions of peers' substance use from early adolescence to adulthood.Addictive Behaviors 120 (September 2021): 106958. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.106958.
Lansford JE, Goulter N, Godwin J, Crowley M, McMahon RJ, Bates JE, et al. Development of individuals' own and perceptions of peers' substance use from early adolescence to adulthood. Addictive behaviors. 2021 Sep;120:106958.
Lansford, Jennifer E., et al. “Development of individuals' own and perceptions of peers' substance use from early adolescence to adulthood.Addictive Behaviors, vol. 120, Sept. 2021, p. 106958. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.106958.
Lansford JE, Goulter N, Godwin J, Crowley M, McMahon RJ, Bates JE, Pettit GS, Greenberg M, Lochman JE, Dodge KA. Development of individuals' own and perceptions of peers' substance use from early adolescence to adulthood. Addictive behaviors. 2021 Sep;120:106958.
Journal cover image

Published In

Addictive behaviors

DOI

EISSN

1873-6327

ISSN

0306-4603

Publication Date

September 2021

Volume

120

Start / End Page

106958

Related Subject Headings

  • Substance-Related Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Perception
  • Peer Group
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Humans
  • Child
  • Adult
  • Adolescent Behavior
  • Adolescent