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Does One Day of Drinking Matter? 21st Birthday Drinking Predicts Subsequent Drinking and Consequences

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About the Course:

This course examines the effects of high peak (binge) drinking on the 21st birthday. The study included a large sample of 599 college students. Surprisingly those who drank less at baseline show an increase in peak drinking at follow-up. Peak drinking on the 21st birthday showed increased consequences regardless of drinking at baseline and the effect was sustained throughout follow-up at 3, 6, 9 months and a year after the 21st birthday.

This course is based on the article, Does One Day of Drinking Matter? 21st Birthday Drinking Predicts Subsequent Drinking and Consequences created by Irene M. Geisner, PhD., et al. in 2017.

Publication Date:

2017

Course Material Authors

Irene M. Geisner, PhD.

Dr. Geisner has held a position at the University of Washington’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences where she conducted research in college student mood disorders, substance use and abuse, and other health and risk behaviors.

Melissa A. Lewis, PhD.

Dr. Lewis’s is a Professor at the University of North Texas. Her research focuses on advancing the understanding of the dual processing nature of decisions to engage in health-risk behaviors and inform theoretically sound and efficacious alcohol use and related risky sexual behavior interventions among adolescents and young adults.

Isaac C. Rhew, PhD. (Epidemiology)

Isaac Rhew is a Research Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington. Dr. Rhew is a psychiatric epidemiologist broadly interested in the etiology and prevention of substance misuse and other common mental health problems particularly with regards to the role of ecological-level social and physical contextual factors.

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the problem of peak drinking on the 21st birthday which results in alcohol consequences including alcohol poisoning.

  2. Identify the factors in suffering alcohol consequences.

  3. Extrapolate the effective interventions to reduce both peak drinking and alcohol consequences.

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