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Binge drinking is a common problem found among college students. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in six U.S. adults binge drink about four times a month, consuming about eight drinks per binge." Over time, binge drinking in college can cause negative factors for students such as, poor academics and health problems.
The purpose of my study is to evaluate how stress factors such as environment and peer relationships affect drinking habits in male and female college students. Students experience stress factors such as environment (e.g. housing), peer relationships (e.g. peer pressure, relationships), school (e.g. grade level), and appearance (e.g. body image).
Brett Bayles, MPH, Ph.D.
Scholarly & Creative Works Conference, Dominican University of California
San Rafael, CA
binge drinking, alcohol, college students and alcohol
Community Health | Health Psychology | Substance Abuse and Addiction
DeMayo, Margaret Anne, "Gender Differences in Drinking Habits Among College Students" (2017). Student Research Posters. 46.