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Misclassification of self-reported lifetime abstainers from alcohol has been shown to bias studies that examine the long-term health effects of alcohol, notably the health benefits from moderate drinking. This article uses 16 waves of longitudinal data to examine the consistency of self-reported drinker status.
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Name: Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs
Those with alcohol dependence are characteristically impulsive. It is unclear whether the same is true of hazardous drinkers (i.e. women routinely drinking more than 14 units in a typical week but les...
This study examined changes in public knowledge of low-risk drinking, explored factors associated with knowledge level and its relationship with a reduction in alcohol consumption. Data (n = 153,8...
Few studies have evaluated alcoholic beverage purchasing behaviors, which are relevant to the design and effectiveness of alcoholic beverage control policies. Focusing on spirits purchasing among spir...
Introduction: Alcohol addiction is one of major public health concerns because rich assortment of alcohol drinks, alcohol advertising may hasten the initiation of alcohol drinking and increase consump...
Controlled drinking as a therapy goal for problematic alcohol use is still a matter for debate, especially with regard to dependent drinkers. Furthermore, few structured controlled drinking programmes...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of topiramate in reducing drinking and heavy drinking frequency in problem drinkers. We hypothesize that at a dosage of up...
While a large focus of research on U.S. college drinking has focused on the prevalence of and problems related to heavy-episodic drinking, less has focused on college students who are eith...
The primary objectives of this study are to assess the efficacy of levetiracetam XR in increasing the percentage of subjects with no heavy drinking days and in reducing the weekly percenta...
This study attempts to elucidate the factors that contribute to escalation and maintenance of excessive ethanol drinking in young adults by: 1. Examining subjective and objective respon...
This is an open-label Phase IIa pilot study of the tolerability and effects on binge drinking of bupropion and naltrexone for binge drinkers and assess cortical adaptation to tactile stimu...
Behaviors associated with the ingesting of water and other liquids; includes rhythmic patterns of drinking (time intervals - onset and duration), frequency and satiety.
Drinking an excessive amount of ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES in a short period of time.
Consumption of ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES by persons under the legal drinking age.
A quality-of-life scale developed in the United States in 1972 as a measure of health status or dysfunction generated by a disease. It is a behaviorally based questionnaire for patients and addresses activities such as sleep and rest, mobility, recreation, home management, emotional behavior, social interaction, and the like. It measures the patient's perceived health status and is sensitive enough to detect changes or differences in health status occurring over time or between groups. (From Medical Care, vol.xix, no.8, August 1981, p.787-805)
Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.