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ERIC Number: EJ157961
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Alcohol and Tension Reduction: Cognitive and Physiological Effects
Polivy, Janet; And Others
Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 85, 6, 595-600, Dec 76
This research examines separately the cognitive and pharmacological effects of alcohol by manipulating subjects' expectancies. It was found that although alcohol is a pharmacologic sedative and reduces anxiety, the cognition that one is drinking alcohol increases anxiety. (Editor/RK)
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