International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Psychology Science | Congo | Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018 | Rating: 7 / 10

Views of the Adolescents of the Brondo District on the Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages


Abstract: Nowadays the consumption of alcoholic beverages has become a scourge that affects almost all young people around the world and all those living in underprivileged areas. The opinions of young people on the consumption of alcoholic beverages are shared; the majority is favorable in terms of consumption. For teens, alcohol is a symbol of entry into the adult world and a factor of socialization. The resurgence of this phenomenon leaves the scientists in the various fields and especially in the educational field indifferent, which is why this study aims to identify the opinions of adolescents in the Brodo district on the consumption of alcoholic beverages and to identify the categories of children. Consumers in order to propose appropriate solutions that would help to reduce the phenomenon observed in this environment. On the basis of the survey method supported by questionnaire and opinion polling techniques, we had reached 146 respondents (48 non-consumers and 98 consumers) and 98 respondents made up our research sample of which 62 were boys and 36 were daughters. an age range of about 13 to 18 years old. We arrived at the results according to which: our respondents took their first glasses at age 14 under the pretext that they wanted to know how it was and they consume these drinks because their friends drink and get drunk. And their opinions on the consumption of these drinks are favorable because they think it's ok to drink, but without getting drunk. Based on consumption numbers per week, we grouped our respondents into four categories of consumers: abstainers (1 time), experimental consumers (two to three times), occasional consumers (at parties or events) and regular consumers (four to five and more).

Keywords: opinions, adolescence and alcoholic drinks

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018,

Pages: 972 - 976

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