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"Pop/rock stars are among the most common role models for children, and surveys suggest that growing numbers aspire to pop stardom. A proliferation of TV talent shows and new opportunities created by the internet can make this dream appear more achievable than ever. It is important they [children] recognise that substance use and risk taking may be rooted in childhood adversity rather than seeing them as symbols of success."
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Mark A Bellis, Karen Hughes, Olivia Sharples, Tom Hennell, Katherine A Hardcastle
BMJ Open 2012;2:e002089 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002089
Dying to be famous: retrospective cohort study of rock and pop star mortality and its association with adverse childhood experiences
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