The effects of trauma history, gender, and race on alcohol use and posttraumatic stress symptoms in a college student sample.

@article{Marx2003TheEO,
  title={The effects of trauma history, gender, and race on alcohol use and posttraumatic stress symptoms in a college student sample.},
  author={Brian P Marx and Denise M Sloan},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2003},
  volume={28 9},
  pages={1631-47}
}
The present study examined the extent to which different types of traumatic experiences interact with sex and race to effect alcohol use, posttraumatic stress symptomatology, and general psychological distress among a college student sample. Approximately 600 participants completed measures that assessed for a childhood sexual abuse (CSA) history, alcohol consumption, posttraumatic stress symptoms, and overall psychological functioning. Findings indicated that participants with a history of CSA… CONTINUE READING

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