Journal article

Parental supply of alcohol as a predictor of adolescent alcohol consumption patterns: A prospective cohort

Philip J Clare, Alexandra Aiken, Wing See Yuen, Amy Peacock, Veronica Boland, Monika Wadolowski, Delyse Hutchinson, Jackob Najman, Tim Slade, Raimondo Bruno, Nyanda McBride, Louisa Degenhardt, Kypros Kypri, Richard P Mattick

Drug and Alcohol Dependence | ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Recent research has not supported the idea that parental supply of alcohol to adolescents prevents later alcohol-related harm. Yet the specific role of parental supply in shaping patterns of drinking over time remains unclear. This study investigated the role of parental supply of alcohol in patterns of drinking across adolescence, and assessed whether that role remained consistent over time. METHOD: Using a longitudinal cohort of 1927 adolescents (mean age 12.9 years), recruited in 2010 and 2011 from schools across Australia and followed up annually until 2016, we assessed three outcomes using mixed-effect negative binomial regression: frequency of consumption, typical quantity ..

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Grants

Awarded by 2010-2014 Australian Research Council Discovery Project


Awarded by NHMRC


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council Principal Research Fellowship


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grants


Funding Acknowledgements

PC receives PhD scholarships from The Australian Government under the Research Training Program, and the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. The APSALS study was funded by a 2010-2014 Australian Research Council Discovery Project Grant (DP:1096668) to RPM, JN, KK, TS, DH, two Australian Rotary Health Mental Health Research Grants to RPM, MW, AA, JN, KK, TS, DH, RB and an NHMRC project grant (APP1146634). Funding was also received from: an Australian Rotary Health Whitcroft Family PhD Scholarship and an Australian Postgraduate Award to MW; National Health and Medical Research Council Principal Research Fellowship Grants to RPM (APP1045318), and KK (GNT0188568, APP1041867); National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship to AP (APP1109366); National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grants to RPM for a Longitudinal Cohorts Research Consortium (GNT1009381 and GNT1064893); a Research Innovation Grant from the Australian Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education to RPM, JN, KK, TS, DH, RB, and MW; and the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, which is supported funding from the Australian Government under the Drug and Alcohol Program.