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Unformatted text preview: Generally speaking, as adolescents come to view drug use as more risky and increasingly disapprove of drugs, consumption declines. Similarly, the opposite holds true. Understanding the vast dimensions of perceptions will be key in conducting this type of research. An example of this, if you remember, is the DARE program which was a mass media campaign to deter teens from using drugs. This program instilled the dangers of drug consumption and focused on harmful drugs rather than recreational drugs. So teens will perceive one drug more risky than the other....
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2010 for the course BIOL 2308 taught by Professor Boxer during the Spring '10 term at University of Houston - Downtown.
- Spring '10