Adolescent problem drinking. Psychosocial correlates in a national sample study

J Stud Alcohol. 1978 Sep;39(9):1506-24. doi: 10.15288/jsa.1978.39.1506.


A profile, developed using multivariate analysis of psychosocial data from a national survey of adolescent drinking, indicated that problem drinking was part of a general adaptation to self, others and circumstances rather than an isolated activity.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent*
  • Alcoholic Intoxication / psychology*
  • Ethnicity
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Male
  • Parent-Child Relations
  • Peer Group
  • Personality
  • Sex Factors
  • Social Conformity
  • Social Environment
  • Social Values
  • Substance-Related Disorders / complications