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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Demos re-iterates importance of parenting style in preventing problem drinking

The think-tank Demos has produced a follow up report further emphasising the influence of parenting style on children’s drinking as teenagers and later in life. Demos claim that ‘tough love’ parenting – a parenting style that combines warmth with consistent discipline – is the best protection against young people developing later life alcohol problems.

Download Feeling the Effects and see a summary blog piece by one of the authors. An NHS Choices review of the report is also available. > > > >  Read More