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Drinking Is Good For Your Health: Fact, or Fantasy?

Drinking Is Good For Your Health: Fact, or Fantasy? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Most of us consume at least some alcohol, though how often and how much we drink can vary a great deal. It would be nice to think that we are not placing our health at risk when we drink. Even better, how nice it would be if drinking actually could make us healthier. As it turns out this a popular idea.

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Subjects Wanted to Drink Bourbon and Watch Erotic Films

Subjects Wanted to Drink Bourbon and Watch Erotic Films | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

In 1970, less was known about the causes and mechanisms of alcohol blackouts. A study by Goodwin and colleagues set out to learn more

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Early intervention may curb dangerous college drinking

Early intervention may curb dangerous college drinking | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
The first few weeks of college are a critical time in shaping students' drinking habits.
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Juliet Stanton's curator insight, February 11, 10:20 PM

This article says that if college students who are non-drinkers receive a parent-based intervention in the first few weeks of the semester, they are less likely to start drinking. Also, most heavy drinkers who receive either parent or peer-based intervention don't continue drinking, but if they receive an intervention from both peers and parents, they continue drinking. I think that this information is pretty reliable because it comes from an organisation which talks about the use of alcohol and drugs.

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Texting can help to both assess drinking issues and deliver brief interventions

Texting can help to both assess drinking issues and deliver brief interventions | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Each day numerous young adults in the U.S. visit hospital emergency departments (EDs) for alcohol-related problems.
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