Conductas de riesgo, consumos de sustancias y género

  1. Torrico Linares, María Esperanza
  2. López López, María José
  3. Revilla Delgado, Consuelo
  4. Santín Vilariño, María Carmen
Apuntes de Psicología

ISSN: 0213-3334

Year of publication: 2004

Volume: 22

Issue: 1

Pages: 75-84

Type: Article

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Concerned by the effects of substances abuse on boys and girls physical and emotional development, governments, educators, and researchers are committed to improve preventive programs against drugs consumption. In the frame of a wide program of intervention (“Proyecto Forma Joven”), aimed to form young people as mediators in peers health education, and financed by several institutional programs of the government of Andalusia (Spain), this study provided a detailed description of the relations between gender, and patterns of substances consumption, in order to reach a better adjustment of the formation of the future mediators that will implement preventive programs.