Journal article

Individual, school-related and family characteristics distinguish co-occurrence of drinking and depressive symptoms in very young adolescents

Caroline L Salom, Adrian B Kelly, Rosa Alati, Gail M Williams, George C Patton, Joanne W Williams

Drug and Alcohol Review | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2016


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

CLS conceived the study, designed and undertook the analysis, and wrote the first draft of the paper. ABK, RA and GMW provided input into the analytical design and contributed significantly to discussions and to the paper; GCP contributed to preparation of the paper; JWW is the Chief Investigator in the Healthy Neighbourhood Study, and contributed to preparation of the paper. The authors thank the state education authorities and the school principals, teachers, and participants who contributed to the Healthy Neighbourhoods Study. We also thank Professor John Toumbourou for allowing access to the data, and for providing helpful comments and discussion during the development of the paper. The original Healthy Neighbourhoods Study was funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council project grant: ID 334304. Data analysis was supported by the Australian Research Council Discovery Project DP130102015 to AB Kelly (chief investigator). RA is funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Fellowship (ID: 1012485). Caroline Salom is in receipt of an Australian Postgraduate Award PhD Scholarship.