ERIC Number: EJ611027
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Self-Esteem and Alcohol Consumption: A Study of College Drinking Behavior in a Naturalistic Setting.
Glindemann, Kent E.; Geller, E. Scott; Fortney, Jason N.
Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, v45 n1 p60-71 Fall 1999
Research assessed 44 students' levels of self-esteem and then measured their actual levels of intoxication with a breathalyzer as they were leaving a fraternity party. Participants with lower levels of self-esteem exited the party with a mean Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of .126, while those with higher levels of self-esteem exited with a mean BAC of .060. (Contains 24 references and 2 tables.) (Author/GCP)
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