Alcohol-Related Aggression During the College Years: Theories, Risk Factors, and Policy Implications
From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101640
About the Course:
This publication presents an overview of the research literature on alcohol-related aggression with a focus on college students. Data from both survey studies and experimental laboratory investigations conducted on college students are reviewed. Various methodological approaches to studying the alcohol-aggression relation, and their associated limitations, are then presented and discussed. Course materials are found on pages 129-139 using Adobe toolbar page finder.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Peter R. Giancola, Ph.D.
About the Author:
The author is with the Department of Psychology at the University of Kentucky.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about alcohol-related aggression during the college years. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss the methodological approaches and limitations to studying alcohol-related aggression in college students.
Identify the theoretical perspectives underlying the study of alcohol and aggression in the college population.
Describe a possible risk profile for the alcohol-aggression relation and discuss policy implications stemming from current knowledge.
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