publication . Other literature type . Article . 2013

Alcohol and drug abuse among young adults who grew up in substitute care — Findings from a Swedish national cohort study

von Borczyskowski, Annika; Vinnerljung, Bo; Hjern, Anders;
  • Published: 01 Dec 2013
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
AbstractTo what extent substitute long term care modifies intergenerational transmission of substance abuse has rarely been investigated. Using register data, we followed a national cohort born 1973–1985 consisting of 1012 national adoptees, 2408 former children from long term foster care, 348/846 environmental siblings of adoptees/foster children, and 952,935 majority population peers, from their 15th birthday to age 27–35. Using Cox regression, we calculated hazard ratios (HR) for hospital care and criminality associated with illicit drug/alcohol abuse, with adjustments for socio-demographic indicators of caring families, and substance abuse in caring and birt...
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free text keywords: Sociology and Political Science, Education, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Population, education.field_of_study, Suicide prevention, Medicine, business.industry, business, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Alcohol abuse, medicine.disease, Substance abuse, Cohort, Injury prevention, Cohort study, Nursing, Foster care, Adoption, Longitudinal, Intergenerational transmission, Siblings
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2013

Alcohol and drug abuse among young adults who grew up in substitute care — Findings from a Swedish national cohort study

von Borczyskowski, Annika; Vinnerljung, Bo; Hjern, Anders;