Irish teens, the drunken students

by Redazione West - 2013.04.04
Irish teens, the drunken students
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The University College of Dublin has found that on 6,000 adolescents aged between 12 and 19, more than 9% of respondents fell into categories “indicative of dangerous levels of drinking”, especially those categorised as hazardous or possible dependent drinkers, including people who suffered “injuries, blackouts, or loss of control over drinking”. If half of all pupils have reported never drinking, 22% of the participants have declared that they drink less than once a month, 18% monthly and 10% weekly. Nevertheless, the problem of alcohol drinking concerning youth is recurrent in Europe:

British youth more exposed to alcohol ads

Family and puberty linked to adolescent substance use

Fizzy drinks encourage drinking more

Nurses to the rescue of binge drinkers

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