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Adolescence: A high-risk time for substance use disorders

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Published: August 07, 2018

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Clinica Vicario
September 30, 2018

ndeed Dra Levy and Dr Sundaram, very good article. The consumption of drugs is based on a process of socialization in which the family influences as a transmitter of beliefs, values ​​and habits that later determine the probability of consumption, that is why both family and school education play an important role in this so critical stage. We must take into account its effects on health, psychological and affective effects, school and legal also. This critical stage of alcohol consumption, such as tobacco or cannabis and age, initiation usually takes place between 11 and 16 years, increasing consumption in frequency and quantity during the years of adolescence to reach the ceiling around the 25 years, when it begins to decrease, probably due to the assumption of the roles and responsibilities of the adult.

Clinica Vicario
September 30, 2018

Indeed Dra Levy and Dr Sundaram, very good article. The consumption of drugs is based on a process of socialization in which the family influences as a transmitter of beliefs, values and habits that later determine the probability of consumption, that is why both family and school education play an important role in this so critical stage. We must take into account its effects on health, psychological and affective effects, school and legal also. This critical stage of alcohol consumption, such as tobacco or cannabis and age, initiation usually takes place between 11 and 16 years, increasing consumption in frequency and quantity during the years of adolescence to reach the ceiling around the 25 years, when it begins to decrease, probably due to the assumption of the roles and responsibilities of the adult.

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