From Alcohol Focus Scotland.  A large body of literature has found parental drinking, particularly at higher levels, to be significantly linked with harm to children. However, research into how varying levels of parental drinking affects children is limited. This report provides an overview of the evidence and key themes relating to parental drinking and its Read More →

Voogt, C., Beusink, M., Kleinjan, M., Otten, R., Engels, R., Smit, K., & Kuntsche, E. (2017). Alcohol-related cognitions in children (2-10) and how they are shaped by parental alcohol use: a systematic review. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 177(1),277-290.  Background This systematic review aims to summarize the evidence of the impact of parental alcohol use Read More →

Zien drinken doet drinken? Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction.  Kernpunten: Blootstelling aan alcoholgebruik van anderen, zoals ouders, vrienden en andere rolmodellen, speelt een rol in de ontwikkeling van alcoholgebruik onder jongeren. Dit document geeft een overzicht van de resultaten van recent wetenschappelijk onderzoek naar de invloed van alcoholgebruik in de sociale omgeving (ouders, Read More →

Foster, J., Bryant, L., & Brown, K. (2017). “Like sugar for adults”. The effects of non-parental drinking on children and families. Institute of Alcohol Studies. This chapter explores the effect of non-dependent parental drinking on a variety of child outcomes, including a child’s attitudes and expectations around alcohol, their consumption habits as they grow Read More →

Bryant, L., McKintosch, A. M., & Bauld, L. (2020). An exploration of the impact of non-dependent parental drinking on children. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 55(1), 121-127. 10.1093/alcalc/agz086 Abstract Aims: To examine the impact of non-dependent parental drinking on UK children aged 10–17. Methods: Cross-sectional survey of UK parents and their children in 2017 (administered to one Read More →