ERIC Number: EJ1147293
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Experiencing Shame: Collegiate Alcohol Abuse, Religiosity, and Spirituality
Prosek, Elizabeth A.; Giordano, Amanda L.; Holm, Jessica M.; Bevly, Cynthia M.; Sender, Kristy M.; Ramsey, Zachary B.; Abernathy, Meagan R.
Journal of College Counseling, v20 n2 p126-138 Jul 2017
Previous researchers have established the relationship between substance abuse and shame and religiosity/spirituality and shame. This study investigated the associations among shame, religiosity, spirituality, and drinking behavior in a college student sample (N = 310). Participants classified as hazardous drinkers reported higher levels of shame associated with drinking behavior. Elements of religiosity and spirituality significantly explained state shame among hazardous drinkers. Implications for college counselors are presented.
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Emotional Response, Religion, Correlation, Drinking, College Students, Alcohol Abuse, Spiritual Development, School Counselors, Psychological Patterns
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Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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