Heavy drinking across the transition to college: predicting first-semester heavy drinking from precollege variables.

@article{Sher2007HeavyDA,
  title={Heavy drinking across the transition to college: predicting first-semester heavy drinking from precollege variables.},
  author={Kenneth J Sher and Patricia C Rutledge},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={819-35}
}
Parents, public health officials, college personnel, and society at-large continue to be concerned about the increase in heavy drinking that occurs across the transition to college, prompting alcohol researchers to continue the search for effective interventions. In this report we use data from a large (N=3720) prospective study to (1) estimate how predictable heavy drinking in the first semester of college is on the basis of information obtained prior to college and (2) identify precollege… CONTINUE READING

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