Young and not so drunk: Adolescent alcohol consumption rates are not what we think they are

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Author: Monica Wadolowski, Chiara Bucello, Alexandra Aiken, Richard Mattick, Tim Slade, Jackob Najman, Kypros Kypri, Delyse Hutchinson, Raimondo Bruno, Nyanda McBride

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Adolescent alcohol use is a major cause of preventable disease burden, and injuries and death. International data reports significant rates of early initiation, and alcohol use and misuse, across adolescence. This has fuelled concerns over adolescent binge drinking.

Presented at the 14th International Congress of the International Federation of Psychiatric Epidemiology (IFPE), Westin Hotel, Leipzig, Germany, 2013.