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Antisocial behaviour among young Australians while under the influence of illicit drugs

Makkai, Toni; McAllister, Ian


While the link between illicit drug use and criminal behaviour is frequently noted, comparatively little is known about which drugs are most likely to shape this behaviour, and about the role of early initiation into drug use. This study uses a large, national population survey to examine these relationships, focusing on adolescents and young adults who report illicit drug use. The results show that about one in 10 young Australians had engaged in some form of antisocial behaviour in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
DOI: 10.1375/000486503768293829


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