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There is evidence to suggest that adolescents who receive alcohol from their parents are at higher risk of developing harmful drinking patterns later on in life.
Despite the concerning link, the knowledge around this subject remains unclear.
A recent study in Australia has sought to gain a more reliable understanding of the issue through analysing longitudinal data.