Substance use offers among adolescents living in Mexico: Exploring the impact of romantic relationships on gender differences
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe gender differences in substance use behaviors and norms, specifically substance use offers, among adolescents living in Mexico and the possible role of engaging in romantic relationships Discuss how understanding the interaction of gender roles and substance offers among Mexican adolescents may inform relevant interventions for first generation Latinos in the US
Keyword(s): Adolescents, Latinos
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Under the direction of Flavio Marsiglia I have been trained in data analysis and culturally competent research methods. I am in the third year of my doctoral education and have participated in numerous research projects investing culturally grounded substance abuse prevention for Latino youth. In the proposed research paper I took the lead constructing the research hypothesis, analyzing the data and drafting the manuscript.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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