American Journal of Community Psychology

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Community-based Practices: Integrating Dissemination Theory with Critical Theories of Power and Justice.(Report)
December 1, 2007 ... This paper offers bitter but ultimately hopeful pills to two somewhat distinct audiences. First, this paper speaks to intervention researchers concerned with the dissemination of interventions. Taking into account the turn from linear...

Development and Risk Behavior Among African American, Caucasian, and Mixed-race Adolescents Living in High Poverty Inner-city Neighborhoods.(Report)
December 1, 2007 ... Introduction Several recent studies have found a positive relationship between feelings of hopelessness and risk behaviors, such as violence (Bolland 2003; Bolland et al. 2001; DuRant et al. 1994), substance use and abuse (Bolland 2003),...

Family Influences on Adolescent Delinquent Behaviors: Applying the Social Development Model to A Chinese Sample.
December 1, 2007 ... Adolescent delinquency is a growing social problem in China (Curran and Cook 1993; Wong 2001; Xiang 1999). While there have been numerous studies in the US and other western countries to understand and prevent the development of delinquency...

Distribution of Traumatic and Other Stressful Life Events by Race/Ethnicity, Gender, SES and Age: A Review of the Research.
December 1, 2007 ... Introduction As measured in interviews and self-report questionnaires, stressful life events are associated with adverse psychiatric and physical health outcomes (e.g., Brown and Harris 1989; Dohrenwend and Dohrenwend 1969, 1974, 1983;...

Neighborhood and Individual Factors in Marijuana and Other Illicit Drug Use in a Sample of Low-income Women.(Report)
December 1, 2007 ... Introduction An extensive body of research has uncovered predictors of substance abuse that operate at individual, family, and peer levels (Hawkins et al. 1992). Recent efforts in understanding drug use have begun to incorporate broader...