Offspring of parents with drinking problems: drinking and drug-taking as young adults.

@article{Orford1990OffspringOP,
  title={Offspring of parents with drinking problems: drinking and drug-taking as young adults.},
  author={Jillian Orford and Richard D B Velleman},
  journal={British journal of addiction},
  year={1990},
  volume={85 6},
  pages={779-94}
}
One hundred and seventy 16 to 35 year-old offspring of parents with drinking problems and 80 comparison young adults were recruited from a variety of clinical and community sources. Each was interviewed at length using a semi-structured interview and 86% were re-interviewed one year later. No between-group differences were found in current quantity of alcohol consumption nor in percentages who had ever used or were currently using illicit or prescribed drugs. However, larger numbers of… CONTINUE READING