|Titre :||Declining drinking among adolescents: Are we seeing a denormalisation of drinking and a normalisation of non-drinking? [Addiction opinion and debate] (2022)|
|Auteurs :||G. CALUZZI ; M. LIVINGSTON ; J. HOLMES ; S. MACLEAN ; D. LUBMAN ; P. DIETZE ; R. VASHISHTHA ; R. HERRING ; A. PENNAY|
|Type de document :||Article : Périodique|
|Dans :||Addiction (Vol.117, n°5, May 2022)|
|Article en page(s) :||1204-1212|
|Note générale :||
- The global nature of declining adolescent drinking. Alasuutari P., p. 1213-1214.
- Normalization of non-drinking and implications for alcohol epidemiology. Rossow I., p. 1214-1215.
- Young people's alcohol use is still strongly related to social inclusion. Herold M.D., Kolind T., p. 1216-1217.
- Response to commentaries: (de)normalization of drinking and its implications for young people, sociality, culture and epidemiology. Caluzzi G., Livingston M., Holmes J., MacLean S., Lubman D.I., Dietze P., et al., p. 1217-1219.
|Discipline :||EPI (Epidémiologie / Epidemiology)|
Thésaurus TOXIBASEALCOOL ; ADOLESCENT ; NORME ; REDUCTION DE CONSOMMATION ; ABSTINENCE ; CULTUREL ; EVOLUTION ; EPIDEMIOLOGIE
BACKGROUND: In the early 2000s, alcohol use among young people began to decline in many western countries, especially among adolescents (ages between 12-17 years old). These declines have continued steadily over the past two decades, against the backdrop of much smaller declines among the general population.
ARGUMENT: Hypotheses examining individual factors fail adequately to provide the necessary 'big picture' thinking needed to understand declines in adolescent drinking. We use the normalisation thesis to argue that there is strong international evidence for both processes of denormalisation of drinking and normalisation of non-drinking occurring for adolescents in many western countries.
CONCLUSIONS: Research on declining adolescent drinking provides evidence of both denormalisation of alcohol consumption and normalisation of non-drinking. This has implications for enabling policy environments more amenable to regulation and increasing the acceptability of non-drinking in social contexts. Normalisation theory (and its various interpretations) provides a useful multi-dimensional tool for understanding declines in adolescent drinking.
|Domaine :||Alcool / Alcohol|
|Refs biblio. :||119|
|Affiliation :||Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia|