Cognitive ability and drinking behavior in a national sample of young adults.

@article{Windle1989CognitiveAA,
  title={Cognitive ability and drinking behavior in a national sample of young adults.},
  author={Michael Windle and Howard T Blane},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={1989},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={43-8}
}
The role of verbal intelligence (VI) as an antecedent and moderator of alcohol-related problems was investigated for a national sample of young adults. A measure of VI was used to predict alcohol related behavior 5 years later. Results indicated that lower VI was associated with lower risk for drinking per se. Lower VI was also associated with higher risk… CONTINUE READING