Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

Kids with Addiction Issues More Likely to Play ‚Choking Game‘

Dienstag 26. Januar 2010 von htm

Six percent of 8th-graders surveyed in Oregon said they had taken part in a dangerous game where kids choke each other to produce a sense of euphoria, and researchers said that adolescents with addiction or mental-health problems are among those most likely to play. The „choking game,“ sometimes called Pass-Out, Space Monkey, Flatliner, or Blackout, produces its desired effect by starving the brain of oxygen. The study found that it was especially popular in rural areas. (Source: Join Together, 1/22/10)

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