An affective-motivational model of marijuana and alcohol problems among college students.

@article{Simons2005AnAM,
  title={An affective-motivational model of marijuana and alcohol problems among college students.},
  author={Jeffrey S. Simons and Raluca M. Gaher and Christopher J. Correia and Christopher L Hansen and M. Walter St Christopher},
  journal={Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={326-34}
}
The study examined models of marijuana (n = 309) and alcohol (n = 731) problems. Impulsivity was directly associated with both marijuana- and alcohol-related problems. Negative mood regulation expectancies were indirectly associated with marijuana problems through coping motives. Sensation seeking was indirectly associated with alcohol problems through enhancement motives. Affect lability and negative affect were indirectly associated with alcohol problems though coping motives. In both models… CONTINUE READING

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