Anxiety sensitivity and situation-specific drinking.

@article{Samoluk1998AnxietySA,
  title={Anxiety sensitivity and situation-specific drinking.},
  author={S B Samoluk and Sherry Heather Stewart},
  journal={Journal of anxiety disorders},
  year={1998},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={407-19}
}
To assess the typical drinking situations of high anxiety sensitive individuals, relative to low anxiety sensitive individuals, a large sample of university student drinkers (N = 396) completed the 42-item version of the Inventory of Drinking Situations (IDS-42) and the Anxiety Sensitivity Index (ASI). As hypothesized, ASI scores were significantly positively correlated with drinking frequency on the higher order IDS-42 factor of negatively reinforcing drinking situations and not significantly… CONTINUE READING