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Teens with ADHD may be at risk of problematic alcohol use. Among teens with ADHD, greater emotion regulation leads to better social skills, which may increase risk for problematic alcohol use if parents had limited knowledge of their teen's friends and whereabouts.

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Our findings speak to the importance of parent knowledge in the prevention of risky behaviors among teens with ADHD.

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This page is a summary of: The role of emotion regulation in alcohol use among adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder., Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, November 2020, American Psychological Association (APA), DOI: 10.1037/adb0000582.
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