As a new college student enters a society which views binge drinking
as the accepted norm (a college campus), it may influence previously held values and subsequent behavior.
The college years are a period of heavy alcohol consumption and binge drinking
(1)--when a student consumes five or more drinks in one sitting (Timberlake et al., 2007; Wechsler et al., 2000a).
When we consider the general rise in binge drinking
in North America and the fact that about half of all pregnancies are unplanned, this is a very real concern.
Scientists gave a group of adolescent male and female rates amounts of alcohol equivalent to six episodes of binge drinking
In 2010, the amount of young men who were binge drinking
was one in four, while for women it was one in five.
Although rates of heavy drinking and binge drinking
increased between 2005 and 2012, the national rates of drinking remained unchanged, with 56 percent of Americans reporting drinking any alcohol.
People have been daring each other on social media to lm themselves binge drinking
alcohol and other substances and then nominating a friend to continue the chain.
in middle age doubles the risk of an early grave, even when the amount drunk is within weekly recommended amounts, new research revealed.
is defined as drinking five or more drinks in a row.
In women, binge drinking
is defined as consuming four or more drinks in two hours; in men, five or more drinks within the same time period is considered bingeing.
Older adults who reported frequent binge drinking
, defined as having four or more alcoholic beverages on one occasion two or more days per week, were more likely to report insomnia symptoms than those who reported occasional binge drinking
, according to a study presented at the 27th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC in June.
But a new study says binge drinking
among adolescents and young adults could cause serious damage to their developing brains.