|1.||Synergism among an array of health threatening behaviours.|
|2.||Differences in frequency of patterns of use of harmfull substances among various ethnic and racial groups.|
|3.||The need for high dosage truly long-term continual prevention interventions.|
|4.||Promote the involvement of school, communities, and, mass media in modifying group norms and behavious (including eliminating youth targeted content in cigarette ads), so that norms and displays of models of the use of cigarettes and use of other subtances become an increasingly less effective stimulus for the initiation of such behaviours by adolescents.|
This reasearch was supported in the context of the Psychology Research Training Grant 5 TI DE 138, National Institute of Dental Reasearch; the Social Psychological Deterrents of Smoking in School Project, National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute Grant 17269, through the Baylor College of Medicine National Heart & Blood Vessel Research and Demonstration Center; the Minority Adolescent Drug Use Prevention, National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1 ROl DA07024-OlA3, Richard I. Evans, principal investigator; and AIDS Prevention Among Minority Adolescents, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 1 RO 1 HD30638–01, Richard I. Evans, principal investigator.
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