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  • Boys with social difficulties most susceptible to early substance use, study finds

    Varying patterns of social, emotional and learning problems are associated with increases in verbal, physical and relational aggression and substance use among adolescent boys, according to a new study led by social work professor Kevin Tan.

    Varying patterns of social, emotional and learning problems are associated with increases in verbal, physical and relational aggression and substance use among adolescent boys, according to a new study led by social work professor Kevin Tan.

     

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Kevin Tan, call 217-300-4432; email kevintan@illinois.edu

    The paper “Patterns of social-emotional needs and trajectories of aggression and substance use among middle schools boys” is available online or from the News Bureau