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Does Race/Ethnicity Moderate the Relationship Between Substance Use Disorder Diagnosis and the Receipt of Substance Use Disorder Services for Males in the Juvenile Justice System?

Abstract Juvenile offenders suffer from substance use disorders at higher rates than adolescents in the general public. Substance use disorders also predict an increased risk for re-offending. Therefore, it is important that these juveniles, in particular, receive the appropriate substance use disorder treatment. The present study used logistic regression to test whether race/ethnicity would moderate the match between substance use disorder diagnosis and the receipt of a substance use disorder related service in a sample of male, serious juvenile offenders. Results showed that among those with a substance use disorder diagnosis, there were no race/ethnicity differences in the receipt of the appropriate service. However, among those without a substan... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Mansion, Andre D. (Author) / Chassin, Laurie (Advisor) / Dishion, Thomas (Committee member) / Knight, George (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Clinical psychology / Psychology / Juvenile Justice / Juvenile Offenders / Substance Use Disorders
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 72 pages
Language English
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Note M.A. Psychology 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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