Social Host Policies and Underage Drinking Parties.

22:59 EST 17th December 2014 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Social Host Policies and Underage Drinking Parties."

Social host policies focused on underage drinking parties are implemented to reduce social availability of alcohol and high-risk drinking by adolescents in private locations. We examined the policies' relationship with drinking location, peer-group drinking size, heavy episodic drinking, and nonviolent consequences. Cross-sectional data from 11,205, 14-20-year olds, were analyzed using multilevel modeling. Policies were not associated with drinking location, decreased heavy episodic drinking, or nonviolent consequences. However, adolescents from communities with a preexisting policy had lower odds of drinking in large peer groups compared to those from communities without a policy at baseline. Additional research is needed to examine their effectiveness. The study's limitations are noted.

Affiliation

1Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard , Winston-Salem, North Carolina , USA.

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Substance use & misuse
ISSN: 1532-2491
Pages:

Links

PubMed Articles [8666 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Relationships between social host laws and underage drinking: findings from a study of 50 california cities.

ABSTRACT.

College drinking problems and social anxiety: The importance of drinking context.

Social anxiety more than quadruples the risk of developing an alcohol use disorder, yet it is inconsistently linked to heavy alcohol use. Elucidation of the relation between social anxiety and alcohol...

Social supply of alcohol to Korean high school students: a cross-sectional International Alcohol Control Study.

Underage drinking is strictly prohibited by law, nevertheless, adolescents report having access through social supply from family, friends and other members of the society. The aim of this study was t...

Alcohol facts labels on Four Loko: Will the Federal Trade Commission's order be effective in reducing hazardous drinking among underage youth?

Abstract Underage drinking accounts for 4400 alcohol-attributable deaths in the US each year. After several reports of the deaths of young people due to the consumption of the flavored-alcoholic bever...

Social anxiety and drinking refusal self-efficacy moderate the relationship between drinking game participation and alcohol-related consequences.

Abstract Background: Participation in drinking games is associated with excessive drinking and alcohol risks. Despite the growing literature documenting the ubiquity and consequences of drinking games...

Clinical Trials [1096 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Optimizing Brief Alcohol Intervention for Underage Drinkers in the ER

The Emergency Department (ED) setting is a unique point of access for reaching underage drinkers (age 14-20). With the aid of computer technology, this study will screen underage drinkers ...

Validation in Humans of Genes Involved in Alcohol Drinking, Stress-Induced Alcohol Drinking and Relapse

Aim of the project is to validate and functionally characterize the combined impact of candidate genes and stress exposure on drinking in adolescents. Lifetime and recent stress experience...

Network Support for Alcohol Treatment 2

The Network Support project is part of an ongoing effort to improve treatment for alcohol dependent patients. The Network Support Project is designed to help patients change their social n...

Impact of Host Iron Status and Iron Supplement Use on Erythrocytic Stage of Plasmodium Falciparum

The purpose of this study is to perform laboratory based studies to determine if the growth and development of the malaria parasite is effected by iron status of its host (the person infec...

Unhealthy Alcohol Drinking and Anesthetic Requirement in Women

Unhealthy alcohol drinking is negatively influencing health of people and costing a large number of annual finance via "secondhand" effects. Additionally, unhealthy alcohol use covers a sp...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.

The doctrines and policies of the Nazis or the National Social German Workers party, which ruled Germany under Adolf Hitler from 1933-1945. These doctrines and policies included racist nationalism, expansionism, and state control of the economy. (from Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. and American Heritage College Dictionary, 3d ed.)

The process of bargaining in order to arrive at an agreement or compromise on a matter of importance to the parties involved. It also applies to the hearing and determination of a case by a third party chosen by the parties in controversy, as well as the interposing of a third party to reconcile the parties in controversy.

Decisions for determining and guiding present and future objectives from among alternatives.

Behaviors associated with the ingesting of water and other liquids; includes rhythmic patterns of drinking (time intervals - onset and duration), frequency and satiety.

Search BioPortfolio:
Loading
Advertisement
Advertisement