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This study examined parental factors as predictors of alcohol use and alcohol-related consequences among 9th grade students (N = 296). Perception of parental disapproval of teen drinking and perceived quality of parent-child general communication were significant predictors of adolescent alcohol use and alcohol-related consequences. Implications for parent education are discussed.

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This is an author-produced, peer-reviewed version of this article. The final, definitive version of this document can be found online at the Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, published by Wiley on behalf of the American Counseling Association. Copyright restrictions may apply. doi: 10.1002/jaoc.12013