Alcohol and youth mental health- The evidence base

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Title: Alcohol and youth mental health- The evidence base
Authors: Fitzgerald, Amanda
Dooley, Barbara A.
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Date: 2013
Online since: 2014-01-14T09:35:10Z
Abstract: The My World Survey- Second Level (MWS-SL) assessed alcohol-related behaviours in 6,085 adolescents. Findings demonstrated a significant shift in the frequency, binge drinking and volume of alcohol consumed across the school year. Alcohol use in the Senior Cycle was a particular concern, with 35% outside the low risk category for alcohol behaviour. The MWS-SL found a strong relationship between alcohol use and mental health distress. Risky alcohol behaviour was associated with family conflict and other negative behaviours
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: MedMedia
Journal: Psychiatry Professional
Volume: 2
Issue: 1
Start page: 6
End page: 8
Copyright (published version): 2013 MedMedia
Keywords: Alcohol consumptionBinge drinkingAlcohol useMental healthDistressUnderage drinkingAdolescence
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Psychology Research Collection

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