binge drinking

Can Web-Based Preenrollment Alcohol Brief Interventions be Effective Screening Tools? Precollege Drinking Behavior Predicts College Retention and Alcohol Violations

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Duane F. Shell, Ian M. Newman & Lok-wa Yuen (2019) Can Web-based preenrollment alcohol brief interventions be effective screening tools? Precollege drinking behavior predicts college retention and alcohol violations, Journal of American College Health, DOI: 10.1080/07448481.2019.1590369
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Objective: To test if precollege drinking data gathered during an online brief intervention are associated with problems and could inform screening for campus alcohol prevention efforts. 

Participants: Two cohorts of incoming students (N = 5300). 

Nightlife and Alcohol Consumption among Youths: The Botellón Phenomenon in Spain

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Pedrero-García, E. (2018). Nightlife and Alcohol Consumption Among Youths: The Botellón Phenomenon in Spain. SAGE Open. https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244018800903
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In this article, we approach the botellón phenomenon as a widespread nightlife activity among Spanish youths. Botellón consists of youths meeting up, primarily on weekend nights, in open-air public spaces to talk and consume the alcoholic beverages that they have prepared. The objective of this study was to analyze the motives, attitudes, and consequences related to the practice of botellón during the leisure time of youth.

Effects of Repeated Binge Drinking on Blood Pressure Levels and Other Cardiovascular Health Metrics in Young Adults

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Piano et al. (2018). Effects of Repeated Binge Drinking on Blood Pressure Levels and Other Cardiovascular Health Metrics in Young Adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011‐2014. J Am Heart Assoc;7:e008733. DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.118. 008733
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Background: Binge drinking prevalence rates are highest in young adults; however, little is known about the effects of binge drinking on blood pressure (BP) and other cardiovascular health metrics in individuals between 18 and 45 years of age.

Pre-Conceptional and Peri-Gestational Maternal Binge Alcohol Drinking Produces Inheritance of Mood Disturbances and Alcohol Vulnerability in the Adolescent Offspring

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Brancato A, Castelli V, Cavallaro A, Lavanco G, Plescia F and Cannizzaro C (2018) Pre-conceptional and Peri-Gestational Maternal Binge Alcohol Drinking Produces Inheritance of Mood Disturbances and Alcohol Vulnerability in the Adolescent Offspring. Front. Psychiatry 9:150. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00150
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Although binge drinking is on the rise in women of reproductive age and during pregnancy, the consequences in the offspring, in particular the inheritance of alcohol-related mood disturbances and alcohol abuse vulnerability, are still poorly investigated. In this study, we modeled both Habitual- and Binge Alcohol Drinking (HAD and BAD) in female rats by employing a two-bottle choice paradigm, with 20% alcohol and water.

Design, Implementation and Evaluation of a Web-Based Computer-Tailored Intervention to Prevent Binge Drinking in Adolescents: Study Protocol

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Lima-Serrano M, Martínez-Montilla JM, Lima-Rodríguez JS, Mercken L, de Vries H.
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Binge-drinking in adolescents is a highly prevalent healthcare problem that associates physical and mental health complications with community implications. This paper describes the design, implementation and evaluation of the first web-based computer tailored intervention aimed at the prevention of binge drinking in Spanish adolescents.