Drink less or drink slower: the effects of instruction on alcohol consumption and drinking control strategy use.

@article{Sugarman2009DrinkLO,
  title={Drink less or drink slower: the effects of instruction on alcohol consumption and drinking control strategy use.},
  author={Dawn E. Sugarman and Kate B Carey},
  journal={Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={577-85}
}
Brief alcohol interventions often involve recommendations to use drinking control strategies. However, little is known about the functional effect of these strategies on alcohol use. This prospective study employed an experimental design to evaluate the relationship between strategy use and alcohol consumption. The differential effects of instructions to increase the use of strategies or to reduce alcohol consumption were compared to self-monitoring (SM) only. Undergraduate drinkers were… CONTINUE READING