Essay on A Research Based Studies On Adolescent Drinking
Silveri, Marisa M. "Adolescent Brain Development and Underage Drinking in the United States: Identifying Risks of Alcohol Use in College Populations." Harvard Review of Psychiatry. U.S. National Library of Medicine, 2012.
Silveri claims that the reason alcohol consumption has risen ten percent among adolescents are because depression has also risen. Silveri argues multiple studies have shown similar linear progressions in both depression, and alcohol consumption by adolescents. Silveri states the brain doesn’t stop developing until age twenty five, therefore any drinking done beforehand will have negative effects on specifically memory, and ability to learn. Silveri argues the brain is susceptible to alcohol effects at a much more significant rate if you are under the age of twenty-one. Furthermore according to the author anyone of under the age of twenty-one should not drink even in small amounts.
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