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ERIC Number: EJ1115562
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Aug
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0090-1482
Relationships between Age, Sex, Self-Esteem and Attitudes towards Alcohol Use amongst University Students
Collison, Daniel; Banbury, Samantha; Lusher, Joanne
Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, v60 n2 p16-34 Aug 2016
It has been found that self-esteem is related to alcohol consumption, with the majority of research finding that low self-esteem is associated with high levels of alcohol use and high self-esteem is associated with low levels of alcohol use. The present study examined this relationship among 100 university students aged 18-25 years. Further, gender was compared with two age groups including late adolescence aged 18-21 years and students in early adulthood aged 22-25 years. It was found that men scored higher on self-esteem than women, however, there was no significant difference between the genders' attitudes towards alcohol use scores. These findings are discussed in relation to intervention programs.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (London)
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale
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