Predicting drinking behavior and alcohol-related problems among fraternity and sorority members: examining the role of descriptive and injunctive norms.

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The authors examined the relation between Greek students' perceptions of alcohol consumption in their pledge classes (descriptive norms) and acceptability of drinking (injunctive norms) and the ability of these normative influences to predict drinking behavior, alcohol-related negative consequences, and symptoms of alcohol dependence concurrently and… (More)

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@article{Larimer2004PredictingDB, title={Predicting drinking behavior and alcohol-related problems among fraternity and sorority members: examining the role of descriptive and injunctive norms.}, author={Mary E. Larimer and Aaron P Turner and Kimberly A. Mallett and Irene Markman Geisner}, journal={Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors}, year={2004}, volume={18 3}, pages={203-12} }