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Injunctive norms and alcohol consumption: A revised conceptualization
(Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 2016-05)
Background: Injunctive norms have been found to be important predictors of behaviors in many disciplines with the exception of alcohol research. This exception is likely due to a misconceptualization of injunctive norms ...
The influence of confidence on associations among personal attitudes, perceived injunctive norms and alcohol consumption
(Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 2011-12)
Social norms theories hold that perceptions of the degree of approval for a behavior have a strong influence on one’s private attitudes and public behavior. In particular, being more approving of drinking and perceiving ...
Self-determination, perceived approval, and drinking: Differences between Asian Americans and Caucasians
(Addictive Behaviors, 2013)
The present research assessed racial differences in the associations among controlled orientation, injunctive norms, and increased drinking by White and Asian American college students. Previous research has noted racial ...
Alcohol evaluations and acceptability: Examining descriptive and injunctive norms among heavy drinkers
(Addictive Behaviors, 2015-03)
Objectives: This study assessed descriptive and injunctive norms, evaluations of alcohol consequences, and acceptability of drinking. Methods: Participants were 248 heavy-drinking undergraduates (81.05% female; Mage = ...