SOC 502 Final Project Milestone Two PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE
SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY
In the study by Conn and Marks (2014) in which the researchers utilized the 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) to study the influence of parental and peer opinions regarding non-medical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD) amongst various adolescents. The purpose of this study is to determine, “Are there differences in rates of NMUPD among ethnic/racial groups in this sample? Does perceived peer and parental substance use disapproval influence adolescents’ NMUPD? If so, what are the observed differences in peer and parental influence patterns across these ethnic groups.” (Conn and Marks, 2014)....