Association of the firewater myth with drinking behavior among American Indian and Alaska Native college students.

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The firewater myth (FM) is the notion that American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) are more susceptible to the effects of alcohol and vulnerable to alcohol problems due to biological or genetic differences. Believing that one is vulnerable to problems with alcohol may have negative effects on expectancies and drinking behavior among AI/ANs who drink… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/adb0000226

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@article{Gonzalez2016AssociationOT, title={Association of the firewater myth with drinking behavior among American Indian and Alaska Native college students.}, author={Vivian M M Gonzalez and Monica C. Skewes}, journal={Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors}, year={2016}, volume={30 8}, pages={838-849} }