Category: Behavioral Research

Brief Intervention for Alcohol Abuse in College and Other Young People

Here journalist Bob Curley explains that brief intervention for alcohol abuse can effectively help young prople. The process can be simple, easy, and inexpensive.   Brief interventions can be effective in cutting alcohol use by college students. The methods used to deliver these interventions — including e-mail and the Internet ­– can help other populations. …

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Alcohol and Bad Behaviors (Does Drinking Alcohol Cause Bad Behaviors?)

alcohol and bad behaviors

Do alcohol and bad behaviors go together? Does drinking alcohol cause bad behaviors? Control over Behavior Intoxicated people have much greater control over their behavior than generally recognized. For example, in some societies people don’t believe that drunkeness causes disinhibition. So in those societies, it never leads to bad behavior. 1 Despite common lore, there’s no …

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Effects of Alcohol Advertising (Very Surprising Facts!)

alcohol ads and underage drinking

What are the effects of alcohol advertising? Does alcohol advertising cause people to begin drinkng or to drink more? Could it cause alcohol abuse? These important questions need answers. And we need research evidence instead of opinions or gut feelings. So, alcohol advertising causes young people to begin drinking. It increases alcohol consumption. And that …

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