Why should I limit my teen's access to liquor at home?

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Michele Borba
Psychology
Teens admit getting alcohol is easy -- and the easiest place to get it is in their home. The second easiest place is in their friends' homes. One study at Ultrecht University in The Netherlands of 12- to 15-year olds found that the only parenting factor related to adolescent drinking was the amount of alcohol availability in the home. The amount of liquor the parents drank was not a factor.
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