This just in: Parents still clueless

This just in: Parents still clueless

Your parents didn’t know what you were up to. You don’t know what your kids are up to. And I’ll bet your kids won’t know what their kids are up to either. From MedPage Today (Parents in the Dark About Teens’ Drinking and Drugging):

Asking parents about adolescents’ substance use and abuse is essentially a waste of time, found a researchers team…

[According to the researchers,] “investigators could save time and resources by limiting the number of questions asked of parents so that only basic information regarding substance use is obtained, or by omitting parent reports about substance use altogether, particularly for older adolescents.”

October 3, 2006

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