A study of upper middle class youth suggests that this particular population has a higher than normal frequency of alcohol and drug use when tracked throughout the college years. In addition, researchers found that when parents established repercussions for substance use, the frequency of drunkenness, marijuana, and stimulant use decreased in adulthood.
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Read more here: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/development-and-psychopathology/article/adolescents-from-upper-middle-class-communities-substance-misuse-and-addiction-across-early-adulthood/FDB120DD01CC8CEE7A9FB3979306A57C