Youthful Alcohol Use, Abuse, and Alcoholism

  • Wallace Mandell
  • Harold M. Ginzburg


The fact that American teen-agers drink alcohol is obvious to the most casual observer. What has not been generally understood is that the teen-age population, for the most part, drinks in an orderly fashion and is engaging in a systematic, culturally organized induction into adulthood.


High School Student Alcoholic Beverage Drinking Behavior Problem Drinker Drinking Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wallace Mandell
    • 1
  • Harold M. Ginzburg
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Hygiene and Public HealthThe Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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