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What are the motives of young people for using substances?

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Carol LEUNG
6 March 2021
What are the motives of young people for using substances?

What are the motives of young people for using substances?

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marytamkk@yahoo.com.hk
6 March 2021

I hope they work for you.

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Carol LEUNG
6 March 2021

Thanks for your input.

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marytamkk@yahoo.com.hk
6 March 2021

In general, reasons for an individual’s substance use include some complex factors that have been unique to the individual, ranging from psychological factors such as curiosity, risk-taking and coping, to peer influence and environmental influence. A study has suggested that parents had a huge influence on young people’s attitude towards substance use (Lander et al., 2013).

Lander, L., Howsare, J., & Byrne, M. (2013). The impact of substance use disorders on families and children: from theory to practice. Social work in public health, 28(3-4), 194–205. https://doi.org/10.1080/19371918.2013.759005

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