Peer and partner drinking and the transition to marriage: a longitudinal examination of selection and influence processes.

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This study examined the longitudinal relationships among adult drinking, partner drinking, and peer drinking over the transition to marriage. Newlywed couples were assessed with respect to alcohol involvement, peer drinking, and risk factors and reassessed at their 1st anniversary. Husbands' premarital drinking was predictive of wives' drinking at the 1st… (More)

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@article{Leonard2003PeerAP, title={Peer and partner drinking and the transition to marriage: a longitudinal examination of selection and influence processes.}, author={Kenneth E. Leonard and Pamela Mudar}, journal={Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors}, year={2003}, volume={17 2}, pages={115-25} }