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Parental supply of alcohol and adolescent risky drinking

This study concludes that there is an association between parental supply of alcohol for unsupervised drinking and risky drinking among adolescents aged between 13 and 17 years. Given this finding the authors suggest that parents and families may be a target for interventions aimed at reducing risky drinking among adolescents.

 

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Gilligan C, Kypri K, Johnson N, Lynagh M, Love S. Parental supply of alcohol and adolescent risky drinking. Drug and Alcohol Review. 2012 Sep 1;31(6):754–62. Available from; https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22340514