Alcohol-related problems in adolescents and adults with intellectual disabilities

@article{Barrett2006AlcoholrelatedPI,
  title={Alcohol-related problems in adolescents and adults with intellectual disabilities},
  author={Nadia Barrett and Dimitrios Paschos},
  journal={Current Opinion in Psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={19},
  pages={481–485}
}
Purpose of review Alcohol is widely available and one of the most commonly used psychoactive substances. This review examined the recent literature for empirical research addressing the cause, prevalence and treatment of alcohol-related problems in adolescents and adults with intellectual disabilities. Recent findings Adequate controlled research has not been conducted, and most of the studies were epidemiological and inconclusive. Despite the high variation in the reported prevalence in… 

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