New programs halve rate of binge drinking by teenagers

By Julie Power
Updated June 11 2017 - 2:33am, first published June 10 2017 - 9:51am

Higher than average levels of impulsiveness, sensitivity to anxiety, sensation seeking and hopelessness. These four personality traits have been shown by researchers to predict those teenagers at high risk of becoming binge drinkers with 90 per cent accuracy.

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