Association between adolescent drinking and adult violence: evidence from a longitudinal study of urban African Americans.

@article{Green2011AssociationBA,
  title={Association between adolescent drinking and adult violence: evidence from a longitudinal study of urban African Americans.},
  author={Kerry M Green and Elaine Eggleston Doherty and Katarzyna A. Zebrak and Margaret E. Ensminger},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs},
  year={2011},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={
          701-10
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study examined the relationship between adolescent alcohol use and adult violence from a developmental perspective, specifically whether frequent adolescent drinking predicts adult violence once shared risk factors are taken into account through propensity score matching. The research considered multiple types of violence, including assault, robbery, and suicidal behavior, as well as other types of offending. It tested whether educational attainment and adult alcohol use and… CONTINUE READING

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