Alcohol abuse in adolescents

@article{Mcardle2008AlcoholAI,
  title={Alcohol abuse in adolescents},
  author={Paul Mcardle},
  journal={Archives of Disease in Childhood},
  year={2008},
  volume={93},
  pages={524 - 527}
}
  • P. Mcardle
  • Published 27 February 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Disease in Childhood
Alcohol abuse by adolescents is widespread in the United Kingdom, has complex cultural, economic and biological origins and is associated with adverse health consequences. Affected young people present medically with intoxication or its immediate consequences such as injury or self-harm. A significant number also suffer adverse psychosocial effects and longer-term adverse outcomes. Even some younger patients are now presenting with evidence of physiological dependence. Interpretation of the… 
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