What are parents doing to reduce adolescent alcohol misuse? Evaluating concordance with parenting guidelines for adolescent alcohol use
Marie BH Yap, Anthony F Jorm, Dan I Lubman
BMC PUBLIC HEALTH | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2015
BACKGROUND: The Parenting Guidelines for Adolescent Alcohol Use were developed to support parents in reducing adolescent alcohol misuse. The aims of this paper were to: (1) validate an online parent self-assessment survey as a criterion-referenced measure of parental factors that are important for predicting adolescent alcohol misuse; (2) examine parent web-users' concordance with the Parenting Guidelines (extent to which their knowledge and behaviours align with Guidelines recommendations), and (3) examine the associations of parent and child characteristics with parental Guidelines concordance. METHODS: Participants were 489 parents who completed the online survey. The survey assessed pare..View full abstract
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This study was made possible with funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council, the Department of Health and Ageing, the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, and the University of Melbourne. The authors declare no financial support or relationships that may pose conflict of interest. The authors would like to acknowledge the assistance provided by Ms Alicia Holborn, Ms Pamela Pilkington, and Ms Siobhan Ryan.