Child and adolescent externalizing behavior and cannabis use disorders in early adulthood: An Australian prospective birth cohort study
Hayatbakhsh, Mohammad R. , McGee, Tara R., Bor, William , Najman, Jackob M. , Jamrozik, Konrad , & Mamun, Abdullah A. (2008) Child and adolescent externalizing behavior and cannabis use disorders in early adulthood: An Australian prospective birth cohort study. Addictive Behaviors, 33(3), pp. 422-438.
This study examined the association between age of onset and persistence of externalizing behavior and young adults’ cannabis use disorders (CUDs). Data were from a 21 year follow-up of a birth cohort study in Brisbane, Australia. The present cohort consisted of 2225 young adults who had data available about CUDs at 21 years and externalizing behavior at 5 and 14 years. Young adults’ CUDs were assessed using the CIDI-Auto. Child and adolescent externalizing behavior were assessed at the 5- and 14- year phases of the study. After controlling for confounding variables, children who had externalizing behavior at both 5 and 14 years (child-onset-persistent) (COP) had a substantial increase in risk of CUD at age 21 years (Odds ratio (OR) = 2.5; 95% CI: 1.5, 4.2). This association was similar for those who had ‘adolescent-onset’ (AO) externalizing behavior. However, there was no association between ‘childhood limited’ (CL) externalizing behavior and CUD. Externalizing behavior in adolescence is a strong predictor of subsequent CUD. Smoking and drinking at 14 years partially mediated the link between externalizing behavior and CUD.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Externalizing behavior, Cannabis use disorders, Young adult|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
Current > Research Centres > Law and Justice Research Centre
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Elsevier|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||15 Nov 2007|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:44|
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