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A group-randomized design tested a mother-daughter intervention in which researchers aimed to increase protective factors in a community sample of Black urban adolescent girls. Girls and their mothers at 2 community agencies were pretested and, by agency, were randomized to either an intervention...
The popularity of trajectory-based research to characterize developmental courses of alcohol (and other drug) involvement is growing rapidly. Given the increasing use of these methods, there is a need to identify methodological factors that affect course shape and prevalence. Using growth mixture...
The authors examined the magnitude and durability of personality differences related to family history of alcoholism (FH) and the development of alcohol use disorders (AUDs) in late adolescence and early adulthood. Data were taken from a longitudinal sample ( = 487; approximately half FH-positive...