ERIC Number: EJ607740
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Role of Sensation-Seeking in Alcohol Use and Risk-Taking Behavior among College Women.
Parent, Elena C.; Newman, Denise L.
Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, v44 n2 p12-28 Win 1999
Studies the relationship of sensation-seeking to alcohol use and risk-taking behavior in a sample of college women. Risk-taking behavior measured in a driving simulation task was affected by state of intoxication. Results indicate that the personality trait of sensation-seeking appears to play an important mediating role in alcohol use and associated risk-taking behavior in young women. (Contains 39 references.) (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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