Journal article

Predictors of Adverse Alcohol Use Consequences Among Tertiary Students

Antoinette Poulton, Adrienn Mata, Jason Pan, Loren Richard Bruns, Richard O Sinnott, Robert Hester

ALCOHOLISM-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The alcohol consumption patterns of young adults are of concern. Critically, tertiary students consume greater quantities of alcohol, are at increased risk of injury/harm, and have higher rates of alcohol use disorders as compared to their nonuniversity enrolled peers. The Brief Young Adult Alcohol Consequences Questionnaire (BYAACQ) is one of several tools utilized to explore adverse alcohol-related outcomes among tertiary students. Alcohol intake behavior, assessed via retrospective summary measures, has been linked to BYAACQ score. It is unclear, however, how drinking assessed in real time, in conjunction with variables such as age of drinking onset, might predict severity of ..

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