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Teens' Energy Drink Habit May Be Linked to Booze, Tobacco, Drug Use

(2/10/2014)

Teens' Energy Drink Habit May Be Linked to Booze, Tobacco, Drug Use
Health Day News
February 7, 2014

Teens who drink high-caffeine energy beverages such as Red Bull or Monster may be more likely to use alcohol, drugs and cigarettes, a new study suggests. The findings suggest that the same personality traits that attract kids to energy drinks -- such as being a risk taker -- may increase the chances that they'll use addictive substances, the study authors said.

View the full article here: http://consumer.healthday.com/kids-health-information-23/adolescents-and-teen-health-news-719/teens-energy-drink-habit-linked-to-substance-use-684646.html

 


Keywords: teenage, energy, drinks, alcohol, drug, substance use



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