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Parents Often Unaware Of Kids' Alcohol Abuse And Drug Dependence

by Medindia Content Team on  September 25, 2006 at 8:31 PM Alcohol & Drug Abuse News   - G J E 4
Parents Often Unaware Of Kids' Alcohol Abuse And Drug Dependence
Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine say in a new study that parents are unaware of how often their children abuse alcohol and drugs. In a survey of 591 children aged 12 to 17, the researchers found that parents underestimated the level of their children's abuse habits.
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Even among those children who had clear signs of drug abuse, their parents were unaware of it the study said. Details can be found in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

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