Alcohol expectancy increases positive responses to cigarettes in young, escalating smokers

  title={Alcohol expectancy increases positive responses to cigarettes in young, escalating smokers},
  author={Sherry A. McKee and Emily L. R. Harrison and Julia M Shi},
A large proportion of smokers consolidate their smoking patterns during young adulthood, and it is possible that the high rates of drinking found in this age group may facilitate the transition from nondaily to daily cigarette use. The primary aim of this study was to examine how alcohol alters the subjective effects of smoking in heavy-drinking young adults (age 21–25) who are still at an experimental stage of smoking but show recent increases in their smoking behavior. Using a within-subject… CONTINUE READING

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