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These tags are automatically generated. The Daily Texan does not guarantee their accuracy. Published on November 15, at In addition, open communication about drinking, when combined with high monitoring may be linked to lower alcohol consumption.
Aprile Benner, who was not involved in the study, is an associate professor of human development and family sciences at UT. Benner said this communication is important in terms of potential disciplinary behavior. While parents talking to their children about consumption expectations is important, the conversation about expectations alone does not discourage teenagers from drinking, according to the study.
Communication without monitoring or discipline can increase binge drinking episodes in the first year of college. Riley Crow, a petroleum engineering freshman, said his parents expected him not to drink in high school, and the drinking values they instilled in him have become his own.
I just kept that mindset through high school and into college. Ethan Houston, a computer science freshman, had an opposite experience. He said he lived in Beijing through high school and that while the drinking age was legally 18, it went largely unenforced around his neighborhood.goal for the nation.
Approximately 2 in 5 college students engage in binge drinking.2–8 This style of drinking is asso-ciated with serious negative consequences, including acad-emic difficulties; antisocial behavior; health and psychoso-cial problems; high-risk sexual behavior; and other risky behavior, such as drinking and driving.
Social influence processes and college student drinking: The mediational role of alcohol outcome expectancies.
Objective: This article provides a review of conceptual and empirical studies on the role of social norms in college student alcohol use and in prevention strategies to counter misuse.
The normative influences of various constituencies serving as reference groups for students are examined as possible factors influencing students' drinking behavior.
Monthly Spending Money, Drinking Behavior, and Consequences –%), which is similar to what is emerging as the expected response rate for college students. The Social Psychology of College Drinking Behavior and Implications for Counseling Cody Bayles Abstract Alcohol abuse among college students comes with consequences that can be academic, social, emotional, sexual, and physical in nature (Smith & Berger, ).
drinking behavior has a significant negative effect on overall GPA as well as. Of these college students, 40% are binge drinking (i.e., having four or more drinks) on occasion, which greatly surpasses the rate of their non-college peers. Research suggests that this discrepancy between college students and their non-college peers is largely due to .