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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....

 

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