Collegiate Binge Drinking and Social Media Use Among Hispanics and Non-Hispanics.

@article{Ceballos2018CollegiateBD,
  title={Collegiate Binge Drinking and Social Media Use Among Hispanics and Non-Hispanics.},
  author={Natalie Ceballos and Krista J. Howard and Stephanie L. Dailey and Shobhit Sharma and Tom Grimes},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs},
  year={2018},
  volume={79 6},
  pages={
          868-875
        }
}
OBJECTIVE College students' reliance on social media is both a risk factor for alcohol-related problems and a possible avenue for intervention. Greater understanding of students' social media habits in relation to drinking may lead to more effective prevention efforts. This study examined the use of alcohol and social media in Hispanic and non-Hispanic college students with and without a history of binge drinking. METHOD Participants (N = 424; age 18-25; 84% female) completed online surveys… 

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