Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Teen Alcohol Abuse May Be Cause, Rather Than Effect, Of Social Isolation And Poor Grades: Study

Huffington Post, June 12, 2012

"Teen alcohol consumption is at times credited as a result of high stress lifestyles and an allowance for students to unwind around friends. But a recent study suggests that underage consumption might actually be the cause, rather than an effect.
A sociological study published in the June issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior has found that alcohol consumption may actually lead to increased social stress and poor grades, especially among students in schools with tight friendship circles and low rates of drinking." Read More

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