Gender differences in factors associated with alcohol drinking: delay discounting and perception of others' drinking.

@article{Yankelevitz2012GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in factors associated with alcohol drinking: delay discounting and perception of others' drinking.},
  author={Rachelle L. Yankelevitz and Suzanne H. Mitchell and Yueping Zhang},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2012},
  volume={123 1-3},
  pages={273-6}
}
BACKGROUND Excessive alcohol consumption in college students is associated with impulsivity and with overestimating levels of others' drinking; however, females' and males' drinking may be differently impacted by their overestimations. We examined whether moderate drinkers discount alcohol rewards differently from money rewards and whether their estimate of others' drinking is more closely associated with own-drinking for males than females. METHOD College students completed two delay… CONTINUE READING

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