How To Predict If A Teen Will Be An Alcoholic

Friday, December 1, 2017

Sleep is a necessary part of your life, and new research shows a lack of it could make you more likely to abuse alcohol and drugs!

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Lack of Sleep Could Make Your Teen Turn to Alcohol or Drugs
http://www.sciencetimes.com/articles/2734/20150118/lack-of-sleep-could-make-your-teen-turn-to-alcohol-or-drugs.htm
“Are your teens getting enough sleep? If not, you may want to keep an eye out for a new study to be published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.”

Neurocognitive Consequences of Sleep
Deprivation
https://www.med.upenn.edu/uep/user_documents/dfd3.pdf
“Deficits in daytime performance due to sleep loss are experienced universally and associated with a significant social, financial, and human cost.”

Adolescent Brains Are a Work in Progress
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/teenbrain/work/adolescent.html
“Over the past 25 years, neuroscientists have discovered a great deal about the architecture and function of the brain.”

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20 Comments

  1. the foxy llama says:

    what if there's a correlation between staying up late (due to a lack of caring) and alcohol abuse (due to a lack of caring)? maybe you're blaming the wrong people

  2. Samuel says:

    My dad became his dad drunk bicth I'm next

  3. Brandon Teeter says:

    I wonder why people don’t just realize that teens walk around like zombies and get angsty because they don’t get to sleep.

  4. Kyle Slaughter says:

    I'm so sick of having an alcohol problem. I simply want help. That's all I want. I want rehab.

  5. The Crescent Ghost says:

    In HS I used to get up at 4:30am to work out in my room. I was a swimmer. When I got to college, well………………….. things changed.

  6. Yang Family says:

    call it what you wanna call it im a fuckin alcoholic

  7. James Bond says:

    hmm… makes sense that being an avid meth user between age 14-18 would lead to an early alcoholic binge and almost death (usually seen in mid-age or later people) at only age 22-26…

    this video also doesn't cover how heroin can save an alcoholics life, literally…. maybe its not official but it saved MY life. "too much" alcohol is the worst thing you can possibly do to yourself.

  8. Carol Coulson says:

    I only sleep about 5 hours a night

  9. Alexander Hamilton says:

    I just started drinking because I was bored with the same shit everyday.

  10. Gigamesh says:

    I party to get Riggity Riggity Wrecked Son!!!!!

  11. Rock_cZar says:

    I don't wanna do the alcohol

  12. hey that's pretty good says:

    well shieeeetttt

  13. Debi Lee Mauterstock says:

    Kids are not sleeping enough? How the hell does one wake up a non drug abuser into daylight hours w/o a whine and screech??

  14. Francesca Carusetta says:

    Watching this at 12:46 am as a teen…

  15. Caitlin K says:

    prediction of ALCOHOL ABUSE or ALCOHOLISM?

  16. Cody says:

    i'm 18 and drink anywhere from 6-15 beers every couple days, will i be an alcoholic?

  17. f leafy says:

    im only 16 and i think ima alcoholic smh

  18. Its Impulsive says:

    I'm 16 and have drank every Saturday for 6 months I feel like I'm addicted what do I do cause I'm not telling my mum hahaha

  19. Pat Shaller says:

    hell no it's not better to party late.If you drink you end up with a worst hangover the next day in my experience.

  20. Diatax says:

    As a 16 year old who gets 5-7 hours of sleep a night, this is basically saying im fucked

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