Clinical Child Psychiatry

Third Edition

William M. Klykylo and Jerald Kay

Multiple Choice Questions

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Chapter 14, Question 43.

43.Which of the following is considered the single strongest predictor of adolescent substance abuse?

a. Parental permissiveness.

b. Having friends who use drugs.

c. Low socioeconomic status.

d. History of poor academic performance.

e. Parental attitudes towards drinking and their drinking habits.