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Social integration in young adulthood and the subsequent onset of substance use and disorders among a community population of urban African Americans.

Green KM, Doherty EE, Reisinger HS, Chilcoat HD, Ensminger M. Social integration in young adulthood and the subsequent onset of substance use and disorders among a community population of urban African Americans. Addiction. 2010 Mar 1; 105(3):484-93.

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Abstract:

Results show meaningful onset of drug use and substance use disorders during mid-adulthood and that social integration in young adulthood seems to play a role in later onset of drug use and drug disorders, but not alcohol disorders.





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