TITLE

Family dinners and teen substance use

PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Drugs & Alcohol Today;Nov2005, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the findings of a U.S. study titled The Importance of Family Dinners II which is about the link of family dinners to teenage substance use. The number of U.S. teenagers interviewed through phone for the survey is 1,000. Frequent dinners of teens with the family avoid their involvement to smoke, drink or drugs according to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University in New York. The research failed to tap some important issues including the parent's role in communicating with their children.
ACCESSION #
19080363

 

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