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Studying College Alcohol Use: Widening the Lens, Sharpening the Focus: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14

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About the Course:

This publication was designed to assess current trends in studying, and emerging approaches to furthering understanding of, college drinking. A literature review was conducted of findings and methods highlighting conceptual and methodological issues that need to be addressed. Factors affecting college alcohol use and methods of studying them are discussed. Course materials are found on pages 14-22 using Adobe toolbar page finder.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Studying College Alcohol Use: Widening the Lens, Sharpening the Focus: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14 created by George W. Dowdall, Ph.D. and Henry Wechsler, Ph.D. in 2002.

Journal/Publisher:

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Publication Date:

March 2002

Course Material Authors

George W. Dowdall, Ph.D.

George Dowdall is with the Department of Sociology at St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia.

Henry Wechsler, Ph.D.

Henry Wechsler is with the Department of Health and Social Behavior at Harvard School of Public Health, Boston.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the study of college alcohol use. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the history and extent of research into college drinking behavior.

  2. Describe research issues such as college type, sample type, and study design.

  3. Discuss the concepts of heavy episodic drinking, drinking consequences, and supply-side factors.

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Article: Studying College Alcohol Use: Widening the Lens, Sharpening the Focus: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14

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