Resources: Source material for this Alcohol Alert originally appeared in Alcohol Research & Health, Volume 28, Number 4, 2004/2005.. For more information on young adult drinking, see also: NIAAA’s recently redesigned Web site, www.collegedrinkingprevention.org.The site targets college students, high school students, their parents, and school administrators.
For discussion of social and other environmental factors that influence alcohol consumption by young adults, see the articles by White and Wagenaar and colleagues.) Gender Differences. Gender and age are important factors affecting drinking behavior. In almost every society, young adult males drink more often than young adult females.
NIAAA resources on alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems Can I Order Publications? Yes, select publications are available to by Topic. Underage Drinking. Parenting to Prevent Childhood Alcohol Use; A Developmental Perspective on Underage Alcohol Use; Focus on Young Adult Drinking; Alcohol & Other Drugs. Harmful Interactions.
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