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[BBC News Online] , Hughes, Dominic Parents' behaviour 'can influence teen drinking'. (17 Jun 2011)

URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13779834

Children who see their parents drunk are twice as likely to regularly get drunk themselves, a survey of young teenagers has suggested.

Poor parental supervision also raises the likelihood of teenage drinking, said the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

The Ipsos MORI survey found the behaviour of friends is also a powerful factor in predicting drinking habits....


Item Type:News
Source:BBC News Online
Date:17 June 2011
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Subjects:L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family relations > Family role > Role of parent
T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Alcohol use
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Substance use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Risk and protective factors > Risk factors

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