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Mutzell, Sture – Early Child Development and Care, 1994
A 15-year longitudinal study in Sweden compared 211 male alcoholic inpatients and their children with a random sample of 200 men and their children. Men in both groups who used hepatotoxic drugs had more psychosocial problems than men in both groups who did not. Children of inpatients required more social assistance than children of controls. (MDM)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Comparative Analysis, Coping, Drug Abuse
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Mutzell, Sture – Early Child Development and Care, 1993
Reports a longitudinal study comparing 211 male inpatients in Stockholm, Sweden, alcohol clinic with a random sample of 200 men from Stockholm's general population. Random sample and inpatient males who also reported drug use had more psychosocial problems and had grown up in families with more abuse of alcohol and drugs than those who did not…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Child Development, Comparative Analysis, Drug Abuse
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Mutzell, Sture – Early Child Development and Care, 1993
Compared characteristics and behaviors of 211 male inpatients of an alcohol clinic and a random sample of 200 men from the greater Stockholm area. Those individuals from both groups who used alcohol and hepatotoxic drugs were equally likely to develop social maladjustment problems, including abuse of alcohol and drugs, while they were growing up.…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Comparative Analysis, Drinking, Drug Abuse
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Mutzell, Sture – Early Child Development and Care, 1993
A longitudinal study of 211 male inpatients at an alcohol clinic and their children, and a random sample of 200 men and their children, found that men in both groups who used alcohol and drugs were equally likely to be involved in crimes with drugs, whereas children in both groups exhibited similar levels of social maladjustment and health…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Crime, Drinking, Drug Abuse
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Mutzell, Sture – Early Child Development and Care, 1994
Compared characteristics of female alcoholics receiving treatment with those of male alcoholics. Found male subjects had more psychosocial problems and had more contact with the child welfare authorities during their childhood than did the females. However, the females' offspring had had more such contact than the males' offspring. Socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Adults, Alcoholism, Behavior Problems, Children
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Mutzell, Sture – Early Child Development and Care, 1995
A 15-year study examined the lives of male alcoholic inpatients and their children. Found differences in social adjustment and health status between the children of alcoholics and the control children. These children also required greater social assistance, particularly those in homes where alcohol and drug use combined. Boys were more vulnerable…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Antisocial Behavior, Child Health, Childhood Needs
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Mutzell, Sture – Early Child Development and Care, 1995
Examined the subsequent life and development of teenagers under probation who abused alcohol and drugs. Suggests that regardless of the social environment in which they grow up, children, both boys and girls, are in a risk zone if they use alcohol and drugs, and there is an enormous gap in their social adjustment compared with children that do…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcoholism, Antisocial Behavior, Childhood Needs
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Mutzell, Sture – Early Child Development and Care, 1995
Examined 171 female alcoholic inpatients, including subjects' own childhood, offspring, and family environment. Found that female alcoholics resemble males alcoholics and have disturbed childhoods with a drug- or alcohol-abusing, suicidal parent. In particular, boys of female alcoholics are extremely vulnerable during adolescence and have a more…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Alcoholism, Childhood Attitudes
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Mutzell, Sture – Early Child Development and Care, 1995
Examined whether children of alcoholic mothers were more psychologically damaged than children of nonalcoholic mothers. The subject families' potential for creating a good upbringing environment and subjects' childhoods were studied. Found that children of alcoholic mothers develop social maladjustment problems and addictions, and have a high rate…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Behavior Problems, Comparative Analysis, Family Characteristics