Who is the typical college student? Implications for personalized normative feedback interventions.

@article{Lewis2006WhoIT,
  title={Who is the typical college student? Implications for personalized normative feedback interventions.},
  author={Melissa A. Lewis and Clayton Neighbors},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 11},
  pages={
          2120-6
        }
}
Personalized normative feedback approaches focus on correcting overestimated peer drinking norms in order to reduce problematic drinking among college students. Generally, personalized normative feedback utilizes the "typical college student" as a normative referent. Prior research has found these interventions to be less effective for women and has suggested the implementation of the typical student referent as one possible explanation. The current research explored how the typical college… CONTINUE READING

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