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Predictors of risky alcohol consumption in schoolchildren and their implications for preventing alcohol-related harm.

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BACKGROUND: While alcohol-related health and social problems amongst youths are increasing internationally, both consumption and associated harms are particularly high in British youth. Youth drinking patterns, including bingeing, frequent drinking and drinking in public spaces, are associated with increased risks of acute (e.g. violence) and long-term (e.g. alcohol-dependence) health problems. Here we examine economic, behavioural and demographic factors that predict these risky drinking be...

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10.1186/1747-597x-2-15

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Journal:
Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy
Volume:
2
Issue:
1
Pages:
15
Publication date:
2007
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EISSN:
1747-597X
ISSN:
1747-597X
URN:
uuid:cb61bca9-452b-4c7d-b04c-1268e312a809
Source identifiers:
353571
Local pid:
pubs:353571

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