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A recent study reports that teen binge drinkers are more likely to use drugs, to become alcoholics and to be convicted of a criminal offense. The Institute of Child Health released a study of 11,000 children who were born in 1970 and monitored at the age of 16 and 30. At the age of 30, …∞
Prevalence of positive substance abuse screen results among adolescent primary care patients Objectives; To measure the prevalence of positive substance use screen results among adolescent primary care patients and to estimate the prevalence of substance-related problems and disorders. Results; Overall, 14.8% of adolescents had positive results on the CRAFFT screen. Prevalence rates differed significantly …∞
Students with a dense family history of alcoholism are most at risk of alcohol-use disorders This study looks at first-, second- and third-degree relatives instead of just one parent, usually paternal Not all university students will â€œmature outâ€ of their heavy-drinking habits. A new study examines the density of college studentsâ€™ family history of alcoholism. …∞
Coping Strategies of Female Victims of Child Abuse in Treatment for Substance Abuse Relapse: Their Advice to Other Women and Healthcare Professionals, Abstract This study was a part of a larger qualitative descriptive study designed to explore chronic sorrow as a relapse trigger among female victims of child abuse who were currently enrolled in substance …∞
Simple Screening Can Help Decrease Teen Risk Behaviors Research shows that adolescents who engage in one form of risky behavior, like drug or alcohol use, are likely to engage in other risky behaviors like self-harm, or having unprotected sex, but often times these behaviors are not discussed during a medical or mental health exam. Now, …∞
Researchers say that the reward center in an adolescent’s brain isn’t as fully developed or responsive as an adult’s, which could explain why teens tend to engage in risky behaviors such as consuming alcohol, using drugs, or having unsafe sex, Health Day News reported Feb. 26. Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), researchers scanned the …∞
Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous Benefit Adolescents Who Attend While Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has existed for more than 70 years, and is the most commonly sought source of help for alcohol-related problems, there is little â€œhard scientific evidenceâ€ showing that AA and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can improve substance-use outcomes. This study examined how helpful AA …∞
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Adolescent Children of Alcoholics: Vulnerable or Resilient? BACKGROUND: Children of alcoholics (COAs) have been described as both vulnerable and resilient. Although identified as at-risk for mental and physical health problems, chemical dependency, and child abuse and neglect, many go on to lead successful lives. OBJECTIVE: The relationship between COA status and various adolescent risk …∞
Adolescents’ participation in Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous: review, implications and future directions. Youth treatment programs frequently employ 12-Step concepts and encourage participation in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA). Since AA/NA groups are easily accessible at no charge and provide flexible support at times of high relapse risk they hold promise as a …∞