Youth alcohol polarization effects in regional but not national data.

@article{Hallgren2014YouthAP,
  title={Youth alcohol polarization effects in regional but not national data.},
  author={Mats Hallgren},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2014},
  volume={109 8},
  pages={1384-5}
}
In a recent edition of Addiction, Norström & Svensson published a paper about trends in youth drinking [1]. They present findings from a nationally representative survey of Swedish adolescents aged 15–16 years between 2000 and 2012. The results indicate steady reductions in per-capita alcohol consumption over the past decade, with reductions seen across all drinking levels. The authors conclude that their findings support Skog’s theory of collective drinking behaviour [2]. In a previous edition… CONTINUE READING

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