Initial development of a measure of expectancies for combinations of alcohol and caffeine: the Caffeine + Alcohol Combined Effects Questionnaire (CACEQ).

@article{MacKillop2012InitialDO,
  title={Initial development of a measure of expectancies for combinations of alcohol and caffeine: the Caffeine + Alcohol Combined Effects Questionnaire (CACEQ).},
  author={James MacKillop and Jonathan Howland and Damaris J. Rohsenow and Lauren R. Few and Michael T. Amlung and Jane Metrik and Tamara Vehige Calise},
  journal={Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={466-72}
}
Caffeinated alcoholic beverage (CAB) consumption is widespread among young adults in the United States and is associated with increased negative consequences from alcohol. In addition to the direct pharmacological effects of adding caffeine to alcohol, another possible risk mechanism is via socially learned expectancies, which has received very little consideration. The current study conducted an initial psychometric validation of a measure of CAB expectancies to facilitate research in this… CONTINUE READING