The role of executive function in bridging the intention-behaviour gap for binge-drinking in university students.

@article{Mullan2011TheRO,
  title={The role of executive function in bridging the intention-behaviour gap for binge-drinking in university students.},
  author={Barbara A. Mullan and Cara L. Wong and Vanessa Allom and Sophia Laurel Pack},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 10},
  pages={1023-6}
}
BACKGROUND Alcohol consumption contributes to a significant proportion of disease and the high prevalence amongst young adults is a worldwide health concern. PURPOSE To determine which aspects of executive function (EF) distinguish binge-drinkers from non binge-drinkers and to establish the role of EF in predicting behaviour. METHODS Self-report questionnaires, four tests of self-regulation and a behaviour measure were administered to 153 students. RESULTS The Theory of Planned Behaviour… CONTINUE READING

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