Beyond the "Binge" threshold: heavy drinking patterns and their association with alcohol involvement indices in college students.

@article{Read2008BeyondT,
  title={Beyond the "Binge" threshold: heavy drinking patterns and their association with alcohol involvement indices in college students.},
  author={Jennifer P. Read and Melissa Beattie and Rebecca Chamberlain and Jennifer E Merrill},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2008},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={
          225-34
        }
}
  • Jennifer P. Read, Melissa Beattie, +1 author Jennifer E Merrill
  • Published in Addictive behaviors 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Despite its ubiquity, the term "Binge" drinking has been controversial. Among other things, the grouping of drinkers into a single risk category based on a relatively low threshold may not capture adequately the nature of problem drinking behaviors. The present study is an initial examination of the utility of delineating heavy drinkers into three groups; those who typically drink below the traditional "Binge" cutoff (less than 4+/5+ drinks per occasion for women/men), those who met traditional… CONTINUE READING

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