Binge drinking in adolescents and college students

Introduction -- Differentiating binge drinking from social drinking and chronic drinking/alcoholism -- Binge drinking demographics -- Definition of a binge -- Social and environmental factors and binge drinking -- Neurocognitive and health effects of binge drinking in adolescents and college student...

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Main Author: Marczinski, Cecile A.
Contributors: Grant, Estee C. (Author); Grant, Vincent J. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York Nova Science Publ. 2009
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 3874
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Summary:Introduction -- Differentiating binge drinking from social drinking and chronic drinking/alcoholism -- Binge drinking demographics -- Definition of a binge -- Social and environmental factors and binge drinking -- Neurocognitive and health effects of binge drinking in adolescents and college students -- Animal models of adolescent and adult binge alcohol use -- Binge drinking, impaired driving and other health risk behaviors -- Binge drinking and emergency department visits -- Screening and brief interventions in the emergency department -- Behavioral control models and alcohol : why loss of control over drinking might stem from neurocognitive changes when drinking -- Binge drinkers and their particular vulnerability to the acute effects of alcohol -- Binge drinking and alcohol tolerance -- Before the first drink : at risk individuals for the binge consumption of alcohol -- Alcohol expectancies and binge alcohol use -- Trendy cocktails : mixing energy drinks and alcohol -- Prevention and intervention strategies -- Binge drinking in young people : where do we go from here?
Item Description:Includes index
Physical Description:X, 210 S. graph. Darst.
ISBN:9781606920374