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Melondy Moody Sec.02 In chapter five in our book we had a section that spoke of psychoactive drugs. Alcohol, being one of those. In class we mostly spoke of how having an addiction or taking the drugs in general can affect the individual. This article focuses on something a little different. It speaks of how alcohol affects the family, mainly it focuses on how the involvement of parents in alcohol changes the expectancies of their children to also be involved with it. The main question was, “Does exposure to parental drinking influence the drinking behavior of their children once drink- ing onset has occurred?” Extensive evidence shows that parental and family substance abuse are predictive of adolescent substance abuse. This particular paper examines the longitudinal effects of parental alcohol involvement and adolescent alcohol expectancies among adolescents who be- gun drinking by mid-adolescence. It has been found that children of alcoholics reported higher levels of alcohol involve- ment compared to the children of non-alcoholics. The study examined that paternal rather than
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course MOSAIC 0852 taught by Professor Raymondhalnon during the Spring '09 term at Temple.

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