Brain injury in kids might lead to alcohol abuse

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 11:52 in Psychology & Sociology

Researchers have surveyed previous studies to investigate the relationship between traumatic brain injuries and alcohol abuse. They found evidence that traumatic brain injuries in children and adolescents could be a risk-factor for alcohol abuse in later life, and advise that brain injury survivors should be given special attention to address potential substance abuse issues.

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