Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 19, issue 1, P277-293 2008 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2008.0023 View full text
Von Eugene. Nebbitt, Margaret. Lombe, James Herbert. Williams

Abstract: African American adolescents are a vulnerable population, overrepresented in the juvenile justice system and underserved by mental health providers. Consequently, a disproportionate number of African American youth in the juvenile justice system have diagnosable mental health problems. This study investigates whether, among African American adolescents, the effects of attitude towards deviance, self-efficacy, and exposure to delinquent peers on antisocial behavior are moderated by anxiety sensitivity. A sample…

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