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maternal alcohol use, Children, justice system, social disadvantages, Marginalization, mental health and children , Substance Use, Indigenous, Socioeconomic Status

Heavy-Drinking Mothers Linked to Their Child’s Path Toward the Justice System

This study investigated whether children whose mothers had an alcohol-related disorder would be at risk of early-life contact with the justice system, which can lead to many negative outcomes across an individual’s life span. Such outcomes can include repeated contact with the justice system, social disadvantages and marginalization, and mental-health and substance-use issues.

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Body Image, Body Image Research, Teenagers, Teenagers and smoking, teenage drinking, Binge Drinking, Social Work

Perceptions About Body Image Linked to Increased Alcohol, Tobacco Use for Teens

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Virginia Ramseyer-Winter, assistant professor of social work, found negative body image is associated with increased tobacco and alcohol use, with implications for both young men and women.

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Smartphone technology, risky drinking, drinking decisions, phone-sensor data, drinking intervention, Big Brother

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Epigenetics, telomere length, Fitbit, Military Sexual Trauma, Unhealthy alcohol use, Homeless Youth, Smartphone technology, marijuana and driving

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Homeless Youth, Alcohol Use, Victimization, Gender Differences, Homeless females, Vulnerability, childhood victimization, Substance Use

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marijuana risks, marijuana and driving, THC, driving drunk, driving stoned, Traffic Accidents

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Military Sexual Trauma, Sexual Harassment, sexual trauma, Military Service, Alcohol Problems, US National Guard, US Army Reserve, Operation: SAFETY, men

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Alcohol Use Disorder, hazardous drinking, loss of control, self-help, Counseling, behavioural therapy, Medication

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Epigenetics, epigenetic reprogramming, genes, Adolescence, Binge Drinking, Brain Development, Brain Chemistry, Psychiatric Problems, early life experiences

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Cells, Aging, Telomeres, heaving drinking, biological aging, cellular level, telomere shortening, thiamine deficiency

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