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[UK] Absent parent tied to smoking and drinking before adolescence

Kids that have an absent parent may be more likely than other children to start drinking and smoking before they reach their teens, a U.K. study suggests. The good news for parents is that few kids drink or smoke by age 11, the study found.
Reuters
added Oct 13, 2016 20:33
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[UK] Absent Parents Tied to Earlier Smoking, Drinking in Kids

Overall, children who experienced parental absence by age 7 were associated with a more than two-fold increased risk of having smoked or consumed enough alcohol to feel drunk by age 11 compared with those who were living with both natural parents at that
MedPage Today
added Oct 13, 2016 19:50
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Prenatal and Perinatal Risk Factors and the Promise of Birth Cohort Studies

There is great hope that continued study of genetic, epigenetic, and environmental susceptibility in OCD will provide needed insights into disease mechanisms and risk factors that can be leveraged for prevention and intervention.
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:36
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[Sweden] Association of Perinatal Risk Factors With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder / A Population-Based Birth Cohort, Sibling Control Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Maternal smoking of 10 cigarettes or more per day during pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of offspring OCD both in the fully adjusted model (HR, 1.20; 95% CI, 1.13-1.28) and in the sibling comparison model (HR, 1.27; 95% CI, 1.02-1.58) (Tab
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Oct 11, 2016 21:40
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[UK] Parental absence in early childhood and onset of smoking and alcohol consumption before adolescence [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Parental absence was associated with early uptake of risky health behaviours in a large, nationally representative UK cohort. Children who experience parental absence should be supported in early life in order to prevent smoking and alcohol i
Archives of Disease in Childhood (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:53
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VIDEO: Divorced, deceased parents linked to kids' smoking and drinking

This association between parental absence and risky behavior in childhood occurred no matter whether the cause was death, separation or divorce. In fact, preteens with an absent parent were more than twice as likely to smoke and drink, the researchers dis
CNN
added Oct 11, 2016 16:41
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[UK] Children of absent parents more likely to smoke and drink – study

The study found that children who had experienced the absence of a parent during their first seven years, whether as a result of death, separation or otherwise, were more than twice as likely to have tried smoking and nearly 1.5 times as likely to have
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:40
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[UK] One-parent link to smoking and drinking at 11: Children who have lost a parent through death or separation are twice as likely to have tried tobacco or alcohol before they are teenagers

University College London study analysed thousands of British children They were questioned at three, five, seven and then 11 years old Children who lost a parent by age of seven more than twice as likely to smoke and 46 per cent more likely to have sta
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 14:22
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Financial strain, parental smoking and the Great Recession - an analysis of the UK Millennium Cohort Study. [FREE FULL TEXT]

Increased tobacco use among financially strained families has the potential to widen inequalities and undermine the public health policies which have had positive impacts on tobacco consumption in the UK.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 7, 2016 17:36
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Correlates of nicotine dependence among adolescent waterpipe smokers

Depressive symptoms, lower self-esteem, and having at least one sibling who smokes a waterpipe were associated with the presence of ND symptoms, while enrollment in public schools, smoking a waterpipe ≥30 min per session, and believing that cigarette smo
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Oct 7, 2016 17:24
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