Patterns of substance abuse and attrition among first-year students
Author(s): Bergen-Cico, D.
Citation: Bergen-Cico, D. (2000). Patterns of substance abuse and attrition among first-year students. Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 12(1), 61-75.
The author analyzed data from students at a four-year university who required a medical or institutional intervention for substance abuse. The study presents characteristic profiles of students at risk for substance abuse, suggests strategies for intervention, and raises questions for further study.