Mediating effects of mental health problems in the stress alcohol relationship

Abstract

A number of models have been developed by researchers to explain the relationship between stress and alcohol use. The Tension Reduction Hypothesis (TRH: Conger 1951) suggests that those who experience stresses or traumas in their life often drink more in order to reduce or avoid these unpleasant stresses. The Self Medication Hypothesis (Khantzian, 1997… (More)

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@inproceedings{Shevlin2010MediatingEO, title={Mediating effects of mental health problems in the stress alcohol relationship}, author={Mark Shevlin and Karen McGuigan}, year={2010} }