Study: Instability at home can lead to binge drinking

Children whose parents separated or divorced when they were under age 5 had a fivefold increased risk of binge drinking at age 16 compared with children whose parents stayed together, a study including nearly 32,000 people showed. But the researchers also found that high levels of parental warmth before age 5 reduced the odds of excessive drinking by age 16, suggesting that instability and stress -- and not divorce itself -- affects children's drinking habits.

View Full Article in:

Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Consultant
Attest Health Care Advisors
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
NGS Provider Enrollment Rep
National Government Services - WellPoint
Harrisburg, PA
Consultant
Attest Health Care Advisors
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Program Manager II
Tufts Health Plan/Network Health
Medford, MA
Director, Medicare Advantage/Medicare Part D Focus
Avalere Health
Washington, DC