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Parents Talking About Their Own Drug Use to Children Could Be Detrimental

(2/25/2013)

Parents Talking About Their Own Drug Use to Children Could Be Detrimental
Science Daily
February 22, 2013

Parents know that one day they will have to talk to their children about drug use. The hardest part is to decide whether or not talking about one’s own drug use will be useful in communicating an antidrug message. Recent research of Latino and European American students from the sixth through eighth grades, published in the journal Human Communication Research, found that children whose parents did not disclose drug use, but delivered a strong antidrug message, were more likely to exhibit antidrug attitudes.

View the full article here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130222083127.htm


 


Keywords: parents, children, drug use, conversations



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