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A road paved with safe intentions: Increasing intentions to use alcohol protective behavioral strategies via Deviance Regulation Theory
(Health Psychology, 2016-06)
OBJECTIVE: Drinking remains a problem across college campuses. Changing this behavior requires interventions that can be easily and widely dispersed. Several theories place intentions as a proximal predictor of behavior ...
Prototype Willingness Model cognitions mediate personalized normative feedback efficacy
(Prevention Science, 12/19/17)
Personalized normative feedback (PNF) interventions have been shown to be efficacious at reducing college student drinking. Because descriptive norms have been shown to mediate PNF efficacy, the current study focused on ...
Friends in low places: The impact of companions and locations on 21st birthday drinking
(Addictive Behaviors, 2016-01)
The present research examined how various locations and companions were associated with hazardous drinking during 21st birthday celebrations. The sample included 912 college students (57% female) who completed an online ...
The role of alcohol perceptions as mediators between personality and alcohol-related outcomes among incoming college student drinkers
(Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 2014-06)
After high school, college students escalate their drinking at a faster rate than their noncollege-attending peers, and alcohol use in high school is one of the strongest predictors of alcohol use in college. Therefore, ...
Blood is thicker than booze: Examining the role of familism and gender in alcohol use and related consequences among Hispanic college students
(Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 2016)
The present study evaluated cultural, ethnic, and gender differences in drinking and alcohol-related problems among Hispanic students. Familism protects against negative outcomes in Hispanic populations, thus we expected ...
Spring Break versus Spring Broken: Predictive utility of Spring Break alcohol intentions and willingness at varying levels of extremity
(Prevention Science, 2014-02)
Objective: Within the domain of risk-related behavior, many times the decision to engage is not a product of premeditation or intention. The Prototype Willingness model was created to capture and explain the unintended ...