Alcohol Misuse among College Athletes: Self-Medication for Psychiatric Symptoms?

@article{Miller2002AlcoholMA,
  title={Alcohol Misuse among College Athletes: Self-Medication for Psychiatric Symptoms?},
  author={B. E. Miller and M. Miller and R. Verhegge and H. H. Linville and A. Pumariega},
  journal={Journal of Drug Education},
  year={2002},
  volume={32},
  pages={41 - 52}
}
  • B. E. Miller, M. Miller, +2 authors A. Pumariega
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Drug Education
  • A collegiate athlete population was surveyed for alcohol abuse as well as self-reported depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric symptoms. This study revealed that in a group of 262 athletes there were 21 percent who reported high alcohol use and problems associated with its use. Significant correlations were found between reported alcohol abuse and self-reported symptoms of depression and general psychiatric symptoms. Subjects with positive depression and psychiatric symptom ratings in the… CONTINUE READING

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