Variables modulating stress and coping that discriminate drug consumers from low or nondrug consumers

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Author list: Lopez-Torrecillas F, Garcia JFG, Garcia MP, Izquierdo DG, Sanchez-Barrera MB
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication year: 2000
Volume number: 25
Issue number: 1
Start page: 161
End page: 165
Number of pages: 5
ISSN: 0306-4603
Languages: English-Great Britain (EN-GB)


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The present study assesses how certain stress and coping variables relate to drug use. A total of 124 subjects (85 men, 39 women) took part. They were divided into two groups: consumers and low or nonconsumers. Results indicate that consumers show significantly lower scores in self-control than low or nonconsumers. This research is of interest because it analyzes the relationship among assertiveness, self-control, self-efficacy, and drug use. We consider it worthwhile to take these variables into account when planning prevention programs. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd.


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