Childhood and adolescent predictors of alcohol use and problems in adolescence and adulthood in the National Child Development Study.

@article{Maggs2008ChildhoodAA,
  title={Childhood and adolescent predictors of alcohol use and problems in adolescence and adulthood in the National Child Development Study.},
  author={Jennifer L. Maggs and Megan E. Patrick and Leon Feinstein},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2008},
  volume={103 Suppl 1},
  pages={7-22}
}
AIMS To identify childhood and adolescent predictors of alcohol use and harmful drinking in adolescence and adulthood. DESIGN Longitudinal data from childhood to mid-life from the National Child Development Study (NCDS) were used, including predictors collected at ages 7, 11, 16 years and alcohol outcomes collected at ages 16, 23, 33 and 42 years. SETTING The NCDS is an ongoing longitudinal study of a cohort of 1 week's births in Britain in 1958. PARTICIPANTS Childhood and adolescent… CONTINUE READING

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