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Binge Drinking at the UI. Peter E. Nathan February 19, 2009 Office of University Relations Staff. Binge Drinking in America has a Long History. Alcohol-fueled food fights in the late 1600’s at Harvard College
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Hitting the bottle hard at the UI Peter E. Nathan February 19, 2009 Office of University Relations Staff

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Binge Drinking in America has a Long History Alcohol-energized sustenance battles in the late 1600\'s at Harvard College Stover\'s depiction of his cohorts\' drinking rehearses at Yale in the late 1800\'s Fitzgerald\'s stories of Jazz Age overabundances (counting his own) at Princeton First observational overview of American university drinking hones - Straus & Bacon (1953): Collegiate drinking is more extraordinary, troublesome, and across the board than anybody suspected.

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Binge Drinking in America: Pre-1994 Findings Prevalence : How much and how regularly, for people and on grounds (e.g., Horowitz, 1987; Moore & Gerstein, 1981). Indicators : Including sexual orientation, liquor hopes, and grounds standards (e.g., Christiansen, Goldman & Inn, 1982; Wood, Nagoshi & Dennis, 1992) Adverse physical, social, and scholastic outcomes : (e.g., Alterman et al., 1990; Wiggins & Wiggins, 1987)

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The Wechsler et al. (1994) Study A self-directed overview was sent to a national example of more than 22,000 US undergrads; 17,592 understudies from 140 schools and colleges reacted. It got some information about strategic alcoholism and resulting wellbeing and behavioral outcomes. Male Binge drinking : at least 5 drinks on a solitary drinking event amid the two week time frame going before the overview Female voracious boozing : at least 4 drinks on a solitary event. Visit hitting the bottle hard : at least 3 gorges in a two-week time span. Fling consumers: 44%; Frequent fling consumers: 19% Range of grounds hitting the bottle hard: 1%-70% Substantial contrasts in outcomes amongst orgy and non-fling consumers.

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Impact of Drinking Status on Behavioral Consequences in the Wechsler et al. (1994) Sample

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Principal Predictors of Binge Drinking (Wechsler et al., 1994) North Central or Northeast institutional area Residential as opposed to worker grounds at least one liquor outlets inside a mile of grounds

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Additional Predictors of Binge Drinking (Wechsler et al., 1994) First-year students Males Athletes, particularly group commanders Greeks, particularly organization individuals

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The UI (1997-2001) Study A self-controlled review was given to UI understudies selected by and large training courses offered by the brain research division. It got some information about hitting the bottle hard and resulting wellbeing and behavioral outcomes. The study was intended to investigate rates and indicators of episodic drinking on the UI grounds, particularly in light of the get to underage understudies need to liquor outlets. Just about 1,500 understudies (1,468) finished the review.

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Comparison of Wechsler et al. (1994) and University of Iowa (1997-2001) Samples

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Impact of Gender in the University of Iowa (1997-2001) Sample

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Impact of Age in the University of Iowa (1997-2001) Sample

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Impact of Greek Status in the University of Iowa (1997-2001) Sample

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Impact of Gender on Quantity/Frequency of Consumption in University of Iowa (1997-2001) Sample

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Impact of Drinking Status on Behavioral Consequences: Less Serious Consequences

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Impact of Drinking Status on Behavioral Consequences: More Serious Consequences

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Behavioral Consequences by Gender in University of Iowa (1997-2001) Sample

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The UI (2003) Study A self-controlled overview was given to 353 UI understudies enlisted as a rule instruction courses offered by the brain science office in the Spring of 2003, getting some information about voracious boozing and following wellbeing and behavioral outcomes. The study was composed (1) to investigate indicators of liquor related outcomes, and (2) to inspect the effect of mediations – including Stepping Up and changes in "drink specials" - on UI hitting the bottle hard rates.

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UI Binge Drinking: 1997-2001 versus 2003

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Impact of Gender on Consumption: 1997-2001 versus 2003

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Drinking and Decision-Making Study (Fall, 2008) N=138 (All entering Freshmen taking Introductory Psychology) 81.2% Women Mean Age: 18.2 years High School Drinking Behaviors Age of First Drink: 15.7 years Age of "Customary" Drinking: 17.1 years Binge Drinking Rate in High School: 41.6% Trajectory of H.S. Hitting the bottle hard Days/Month: 0.36 days (F); 1.1 (S); 1.7 (J); 2.6 (S)

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Drinking and Decision-Making Study (Fall, 2008) Current Drinking Behaviors Average # of Drinks/Occasion: 4.3 Binge Drinking Rate: Overall: 52%; Men: 72%; Women: 48% Frequent Binge Drinking Rate: 24% Have you ever thought you had an issue with liquor? Yes: 7%; No: 93% In What Way has your Drinking Changed since Coming to the UI? Expanded: 48.%; Decreased: 10.%; Same: 40.%

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Drinking and Decision-Making Study (Fall, 2008) How do your companions feel about your having one drink? Especially against it: 0%; presumably wouldn\'t care for it: 3%; wouldn\'t mind much or by any means: 97% How regularly does no less than one of your folks converse with you about drinking? Never: 25%; Once per week or more: 12%; 1-2 times/month: 36%; Several times/year: 28%

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Drinking and Decision-Making Study (Fall, 2008) How do your folks feel about: you\'re having one drink? Especially against it: 10%; presumably wouldn\'t care for it: 28%; would mind much or by any stretch of the imagination: 62% you\'re drinking to get tanked? Especially against it: 37%; presumably wouldn\'t care for it: 49%; wouldn\'t mind much or by any stretch of the imagination: 13%

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