Solitary Drinking May Increase Risk of Teen Drinking Problems

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Alcohol-related problems among teenagers have a number of consequences, not the least of which is a higher risk of being involved in potentially fatal or serious drunk driving accidents while driving.

Alcohol-related problems among teenagers have a number of consequences, not the least of which is a higher risk of being involved in potentially fatal or serious drunk driving accidents while driving. Negative alcohol-related practices very often continue into adulthood, increasing those risks further. A new study finds that teenagers, who spend time drinking alone, are much more likely to develop alcohol-related problems as adults.

The study was published recently in the journal Clinical Psychological Science of the Association for Psychological Science. According to the study, teenagers who drink alone, are much more likely to suffer from alcohol-related problems later in life, compared to peers who drink only in a social environment. Most teenagers drink in social environments, but there are many teenagers who prefer to drink when they are alone.

Such solitary drinking could be an indicator of alcohol-related problems down the road down the road. Teenagers, who drink alone, according to the study, are more likely to be heavier drinkers. They are also much more likely to indulge in other negative alcohol-related practices like drinking when they are faced with negative emotions or circumstances.

The researchers found that teenagers, who drink when they are alone, have a psychological basis for their practices. These are typically teenagers who are feeling lonely, or are feeling hostile, or are in a bad mood. Teenagers, who have had an argument with a friend or family member, are much more likely to drink alone.

In such cases, alcohol is used as a way of self-medication, and a coping mechanism to help deal with negative emotions. Not surprisingly, such behaviors are much more likely to translate into heavy-duty alcohol-related problems, like binge drinking and other practices that increase the risk of being involved in an accident.

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