Relationships between binge drinking and substance-free reinforcement in a sample of college students: a preliminary investigation.

@article{Correia2003RelationshipsBB,
  title={Relationships between binge drinking and substance-free reinforcement in a sample of college students: a preliminary investigation.},
  author={Christopher J. Correia and Kate B Carey and Jeffrey D. Simons and Brian E. Borsari},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2003},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={361-8}
}
Heavy episodic drinking is a relatively common phenomenon among college students, and students who engage in binge drinking are at increased risk for a variety of adverse consequences. This paper investigates relationships between substance use and reinforcement derived from specific categories of substance-free activities among a sample of 256 college undergraduates. Data from a standardized behavioral inventory were used to compare the frequency, pleasure, and reinforcement potential of… CONTINUE READING

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