Social anxiety, reasons for drinking, and college students.

@article{Norberg2010SocialAR,
  title={Social anxiety, reasons for drinking, and college students.},
  author={Melissa M Norberg and Alice Rosemarie Norton and Jake Olivier and Michael J Zvolensky},
  journal={Behavior therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={
          555-66
        }
}
Recent research suggests that social anxiety may be associated with higher rates of alcohol problems in women, yet may be associated with lower levels of drinking in men. The current study investigated putative mechanisms that may underlie potential gender differences in the social anxiety-alcohol relationship. One hundred and eighteen college students (61.0% women) completed an interview assessing drinking behaviors and questionnaires measuring social anxiety, drinking motives, and drinking… CONTINUE READING
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