Journal article

Which alcohol control strategies do young people think are effective?

Richard O de Visser, Angie Hart, Charles Abraham, Anjum Memon, Rebecca Graber, Tom Scanlon

Drug and Alcohol Review | WILEY | Published : 2014

Abstract

INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: The aims of this study were to examine young people's belief in the effectiveness of various alcohol control strategies and to identify demographic, attitudinal and behavioural correlates of perceived effectiveness. DESIGN AND METHODS: An online questionnaire hosted on a secure server was completed by 1418 men and women aged 16-21 years living in South-East England. It assessed the perceived effectiveness of various alcohol control strategies. Key correlates included sensation seeking, impulsivity, conscientiousness, alcohol outcome expectancies, drink refusal self-efficacy, perceived peer alcohol use and Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test scores. RESULTS: The m..

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