Date of Award

2015

Document Type

Honors Thesis

Department

Behavioral Sciences

First Advisor

Duane McBride

Abstract

Using a survey conducted among college students at Andrews University, this study focused on substance use and sexual behaviors of students and the presence of familial substance use problems. Analysis indicated a significant association between substance use problems of fathers and their children's substance use. There was a stronger statistical association between father's substance use problems and male children's alcohol use. In addition there was a significant relationship between grandparents substance use and youth sexual behavior for both genders. There is a need for further analysis of this study.

Subject Area

Substance abuse., Generations--Effect of substance abuse on.

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