Despite progress, current drinking and binge drinking are common among high school students, and many students who binge drink
do so at high intensity (i.
Males were found to be more likely to binge drink
, and were found to drink more drinks more often (Brown-Rice et al.
This is higher than the approximately 50% of college students known to binge drink
nationwide (NIAA, 2015b).
TEENAGERS who binge drink
may be putting the brain function of their future children at risk, a study suggests.
College students who binge drink
are often resistant to developing awareness, and many display characteristics of the precontemplation stage of counseling (Reis, 2001).
There are a variety of reasons why people binge drink
and these include curiosity, as a way of de-stressing or to boost their confidence; and also peer pressure or as an effort to fit in - which is one of the main reasons many students drink excessively.
To aid interpretation and avoid categories with low numbers, the six original categories have been collapsed to provide three indicators in the logistic regression models: those that do not binge drink
, those that do so at a low frequency (1 to 10 times a month) and those that do so more frequently (11 times a month or more).
Moreover, students who are less academic able, less risk averse, or who discount the future more may binge drink
and expend less effort on academic work.
Men still binge drink
more, with nearly one in four (23%) consuming twice as much as they should, but the "gender gap" is closing.
5 percent of the respondents saying they did binge drink
, 10 are in the Midwest.
Children of parents who smoke are more likely to binge drink
, experiment with drugs, skip school, steal, vandalise and have under-age sex, a study showed yesterday.
Beliefs about alcohol were verbalized as: "it is fun--party," "socially accepted," "serves as a reward from a stressful week,"" alcohol tends to alleviate boredom," "supposed to drink while in college," "guys binge drink
to show tolerance," "girls get drunk to become a new person," and "it helps you be less inhibited.