Accession Number:

ADP003287

Title:

The Relationship between Substance Use, Demography and Racial/Ethnic Attitudes Related to Performance and Social Attraction,

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Corporate Author:

WALTER REED ARMY INST OF RESEARCH WASHINGTON DC

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Report Date:

1984-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Data was collected on 275 soldiers assigned to 75 tank crews. Three types of data were collected self reported drug and alcohol use demographics and opinions about fellow crew members duty performance, interactions with racialethnic minorities, and social or interpersonal attractiveness. Analysis indicated that recreational use of drugs or alcohol, demographic similarity, and positive attitudes toward soldiers of another racial or ethnic group were related to high evaluations of duty performance and social attractiveness. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE