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.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/5235||Date:||2013||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||Copyright (published version):||2013 MedMedia||Keywords:||Alcohol consumption; Binge drinking; Alcohol use; Mental health; Distress; Underage drinking; Adolescence||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Psychology Research Collection|
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