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Background and objectives: Alcoholic drink is one of the most serious human problems and complicated humanistic phenomenon that undermine the foundation of human society. Young people are the most vulnerable groups against alcoholic drink consumption and naturally understanding the factors influencing alcohol use in young people is necessary for developing effective strategies for its prevention and control. Hence, this study aims at predicting alcoholic drink consumption among young people based on controlling components and family support.
Methodology: This study is a of correlational research type. The statistical population of the study included 18-24-year-old young peoples in Tehran municipality district 6 in 2016. 249 individuals (153 males and 96 females) were selected using convenient sampling method. The research instruments were youths' growth and health questionnaires (Cronbach's alpha .81 and .69) and Iranian youths' risk-taking scale (Cronbach's alpha .89).
Findings and results: The findings showed that the mean of alcoholic drink consumption among young people in this study was 20.76 and the mean of family support and control were 17.14 and 12.14, respectively. There is also a negative and significant relationship between family support and control and alcoholic drink consumption. Thus, the variables of control and family support are significant predictors for alcohol use in young people.