Alcohol-induced performance impairment in heavy episodic and light social drinkers.

  title={Alcohol-induced performance impairment in heavy episodic and light social drinkers.},
  author={Andrea C. King and Joanne A. Byars},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol},
  volume={65 1},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine performance effects of alcohol in young adult heavy drinkers (HDs) and light drinkers (LDs). Prior research has shown that HDs have alterations in subjective alcohol response in comparison with LDs, with greater reported stimulant-like effects and reduced sedative-like effects. It is unclear whether these quantitative differences extend to performance and objective effects. METHOD Thirty-four subjects participated (20 HDs and 14 LDs) in three… CONTINUE READING

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