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Jerald Bachman

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Distinguished Research Scientist, Institute for Social Research.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center.

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Bachman’s current research focuses on drug use and attitudes about drugs; the interface between substance abuse and academic achievement; other values, attitudes, and behaviors of youth; and public opinion as related to a number of other social issues, including health care issues at the end of life.

Recent Publications

Books

Bachman, Jerald, Patrick M. O'Malley, John E. Schulenberg, Lloyd Johnston, P. Freedman-Doan, and E. E. Messersmith. 2008. The education-drug use connection: How successes and failures in school relate to adolescent smoking, drinking, drug use, and delinquency. New York.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates/Taylor & Francis. Abstract.

Johnston, Lloyd, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald Bachman, and John E. Schulenberg. 2007. Monitoring the Future national results on adolescent drug use: Overview of key findings, 2006 (NIH Publication No. 07-6202). Bethesda, MD : National Institute on Drug Abuse. Abstract.

Johnston, Lloyd, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald Bachman, and John E. Schulenberg. 2006. Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use, 1975-2005. Volume I: Secondary school students (NIH Publication No. 06-5883). Bethesda, MD : National Institute on Drug Abuse. Abstract.

Johnston, Lloyd, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald Bachman, and John E. Schulenberg. 2006. Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use , 1975-2005. Volume II: college students and adults ages 19-45 (NIH Publication No. 06-5884). Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse. Abstract.

Bachman, Jerald, Lloyd Johnston, and Patrick M. O'Malley. 2006. Monitoring the Future: Questionnaire responses from the nation's high school seniors, 2005. Ann Arbor, MI : University of Michigan. Institute for Social Research.

Journal Articles

Miech, R., Lloyd Johnston, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald Bachman, John E. Schulenberg, and M. Patrick. 2015. "Trends in use of marijuana and attitudes toward marijuana among youth before and after decriminalization: The case of California 2007-2013." The International journal on drug policy, 26(4): 336-44. DOI. Abstract.

Siennick, Sonja E., Jeremy Staff, D. Wayne Osgood, John E. Schulenberg, Jerald Bachman, and Matthew VanEseltine. 2014. "Partnership Transitions and Antisocial Behavior in Young Adulthood: A Within-person, Multi-Cohort Analysis." Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 51(6): 735-758. PMCID: PMC4254826. DOI. Abstract.

Jager, J., John E. Schulenberg, Patrick M. O'Malley, and Jerald Bachman. 2013. "Historical variation in drug use trajectories across the transition to adulthood: The trend toward lower intercepts and steeper, ascending slopes." Development and Psychopathology, 25(2): 527-543. PMCID: PMC3641689. DOI. Abstract.

Bachman, Jerald, J. Staff, Patrick M. O'Malley, and P. Freedman-Doan. 2013. "Adolescent Work Intensity, School Performance, and Substance Use: Links Vary by Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status." Developmental Psychology, 49(11): 2125-2134. PMCID: PMC3735660. DOI. Abstract.

Dever, B., John E. Schulenberg, J. Dworkin, Patrick M. O'Malley, D. Kloska, and Jerald Bachman. 2012. "Predicting risk-taking with and without substance use: the effects of parental monitoring, school bonding, and sports participation." Prevention Science, 13(6): 605-15. PMCID: PMC3632648. DOI. Abstract.

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