ERIC Number: EJ648524
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Alcohol Misuse among College Athletes: Self-Medication for Psychiatric Symptoms?
Miller, B. E.; Miller, M. N.; Verhegge, R.; Linville, H. H.; Pumariega, A. J.
Journal of Drug Education, v32 n1 p41-52 2002
Surveys a collegiate athlete population for alcohol abuse as well as self-reported depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric symptoms. Significant correlations were found between reported alcohol abuse and self-reported symptoms of depression and general psychiatric symptoms. Findings suggest a possible link between psychopathology and serious alcohol abuse among college athletes. (Contains 32 references, 2 figures, and 1 table.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A