Adolescent Alcoholic Liver Disease

Sharonda Alston Taylor, Tamir Miloh

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Abstract

Alcohol use is common during adolescence. Adolescent alcohol use is a global problem. The risk of alcohol dependence increases based on genetic and psychosocial factors. If a provider is concerned about use of alcohol, screening is recommended. From a public health perspective, alcohol abuse should be addressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-54
Number of pages4
JournalClinics in liver disease
Volume23
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2019
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Alcohol use
  • Alcohol use in pregnancy may lead to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
  • Alcoholic liver disease (ALD)
  • ALD is becoming more prevalent in young adults

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology

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