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Psychological perspectives on alcohol use among young adolescents: Mental health and personality

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Title: Psychological perspectives on alcohol use among young adolescents: Mental health and personality
Authors: Boson, Karin
Issue Date: 9-Nov-2018
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Boson, K., Berglund, K., Wennberg, P., & Fahlke, C. (2016). Wellbeing, mental health problems, and alcohol experiences among young Swedish adolescents: a general population study. Journal for Person-Oriented Research, 2(3), 123–134.

II. Boson, K., Brändström, S., & Sigvardsson, S. (2018). The Junior Temperament and Character Inventory (JTCI): psychometric properties of multi-informant ratings. Psychological Assessment, 30(4), 550–555.

III. Boson, K., Berglund, K., Fahlke, C., & Wennberg, P. Personality traits and mental health as predictors of alcohol inebriation among young adolescents: gender-specific patterns. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Date of Defence: 2018-11-30
Disputation: Fredagen den 30 november 2018, kl. 10.00, föreläsningssal 1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: alcohol debut
alcohol inebriation
gender-specific patterns
mental health problems
mental well-being
young adolescents
Abstract: Alcohol use is an important risk factor in psychosocial development through adolescence that has been incompletely examined among the youngest adolescents. The aim of this doctoral thesis is to investigate how mental health and personality traits are related to alcohol use and inebriation in early adolescence. Participants were recruited through the Swedish multidisciplinary Longitudinal Research program on Development In Adolescence (LoRDIA). In Study I, patterns of self-reported internalizing ... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-192-5
ISSN: 1101-718X
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