Package: Binge Drinking

Can binge drinking be reduced by spending more time with others?

Contributors: Kirsty Miller

Cue:

The majority of people would consider binge drinking a right of passage for most teenagers, however a new study published in the British journal of developmental psychology suggests that sociable teenagers are more likely to steer clear of alcohol. We sent our reporter Daniel Freeman out, to see whether this is actually the case:


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IN: [Song] "Let's go! Shots shots shots shots..."

OUT: "...the answer is yes."

DUR: 3'41"

BACK: That was our reporter Daniel Freeman talking to PhD student Kirsty Miller. The study can be found in the British journal of developmental psychology.

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