This is a self-report study of a purposive sample of 111 middle-class Israelis in their 30s. The sample, designed to overrepresent adolescent drug experience, included 53 subjects (47.7% reporting having tried illicit drugs during adolescence (epidemiological data indicate approximately 7% percent adolescent drug use in Israel). None of the users was apprehended. Comparing the users with the nonusers on variables indicating adult conformity, adjustment, and subjective well-being revealed no significant difference between the two groups.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Medicine (miscellaneous)
- Health(social science)
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Psychiatry and Mental health