Rivera, Carolina; Vidal, Daisy; Merino, José

Keywords: familia, Drogas, Adolescentes, predictores


Study aimed at identifying predictors of drug use in the adolescent population, through the measurement of 90 adolescents belonging to 3 educational establishments of high school in the commune of Talcahuano, 45 of them who presented drug use and 45 who did not show consumption. of drugs. A data collection instrument was applied consisting of the questionnaire of "Lifestyles in Young University Students" (CEVJU-R) for the measurement of lifestyles in young people, the Texas Social Behavior Inventory (TSBI) for the measurement of self-esteem and the FF-SIL for the measurement of family functioning. Among the main results, it was observed that, controlling for the "inadequate family cohesion" variable, the change in a point of the male sex variable implies an increase in 9,649 in the chances that the adolescent presents a drug consumption. When controlling for the male sex variable, adolescents with inadequate family cohesion presented a 4,168 chances of presenting a drug consumption. Therefore, those students who are men and additionally have an inadequate cohesion within the family, have high probabilities of drug use within the studied group.

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Título de la Revista: Revista Electrónica de Trabajo Social, Universidad de Concepción
Volumen: 17
Editorial: Universidad de Concepción
Fecha de publicación: 2018
Página de inicio: 9
Página final: 17
Idioma: español