This research was conducted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the doctoral degree in social psychology by Scott C. Carvajal, presented to the Department of Psychology at the University of Houston. This research was awarded the first Martin E. P. Seligman Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research on Optimism and Hope, presented at the American Psychological Association 1999 Convention and co-sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation and APA. The data were obtained from a larger project titled “Substance Use Prevention Among Minority Adolescents” funded by the National Institute of Drug Abuse (grant # DA-07024), principal investigator was Richard I. Evans. Preparation of this article was also supported in part by a grant from the California Tobacco-Related Disease Prevention Program (grant #7KT-0151) to Scott C. Carvajal at ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA. We gratefully acknowledge the input of Thomas G. Power who served on the dissertation committee (along with the Chair, Richard I. Evans, Susan G. Nash, and J. Greg Getz) as well as the helpful comments of C. Raymond Knee and Carrie Hanson on earlier versions of this manuscript.
Global Positive Expectancies of the Self and Adolescents' Substance Use Avoidance: Testing a Social Influence Mediational Model
Article first published online: 5 MAY 2009
Journal of Personality
Volume 70, Issue 3, pages 421–442, June 2002
How to Cite
Carvajal, . C., Evans, . I., Nash, . G. and Getz, . G. (2002), Global Positive Expectancies of the Self and Adolescents' Substance Use Avoidance: Testing a Social Influence Mediational Model. Journal of Personality, 70: 421–442. doi: 10.1111/1467-6494.05010
- Issue published online: 5 MAY 2009
- Article first published online: 5 MAY 2009
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