Timing of first alcoholic drink influences risk of alcoholism

05/19/2013 | MedicalDaily.com

Teens who consumed their first alcoholic beverage during the pubertal stage had a greater risk of developing drinking problems later in life than those who had their first drink earlier or later, according to a German study to be published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. Neurodevelopmental alterations that take place during puberty may make teens more vulnerable to alcoholism, researchers said.

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