teen drinking

Teen drinking linked to higher internet use

May 10th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Teenagers who drink alcohol spend more time on their computers for social networking, downloading and listening to music compared to peers who don't drink.These results are ... Read more...

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Parenting style can prevent heavy drinking

June 24th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Parenting style strongly and directly affects teenagers when it comes to heavy drinking -- defined as having five or more drinks in a row, says a new Brigham ... Read more...

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Drinking with parents induces teens to drink outside too

January 28th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Parents who teach responsible drinking by letting their teens have alcohol at home, may be inducing them to drink outside as well and such teens had an elevated ... Read more...

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Families, friends, neighbourhoods contribute to teens alcohol abuse

November 15th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): A new study has found that characteristics present in the four social environments in which young people livefamilies, peers, schools, and neighbourhoods contributes to adolescent alcohol abuse.The ... Read more...

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Family, friends, schools contribute to teens’ alcohol misuse

November 14th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Family members, friends, schools and neighbourhoods, all contribute actively or passively to alcohol misuse by adolescents.Characteristics present in the these four social environments contribute to whether teens misuse ... Read more...

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Early first drink ups teens chances of becoming alcoholics in adulthood

September 28th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 28 (ANI): A new study has found that children introduced to drink under the age of 15, even in supervised conditions, are more likely to become alcoholics.Some parents let ... Read more...

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Reducing teen drinking in urban areas is no piece of cake

March 18th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 18 (ANI): A new study at University of Florida (UF) has cited that it is more difficult to keep middle schoolers away from alcohol in urban areas than ... Read more...

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Parental drinking, parenting practice influences teen drinking

February 4th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has shown that parental drinking not only directly influences adolescent drinking, but also indirectly through teens perceptions of parenting, especially monitoring and discipline received.Adolescence is ... Read more...

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