Sexual Orientation-Related Disparities in High-Intensity Binge Drinking-Findings from a Nationally Representative Sample

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About the Course:

This course examines disparities in high-intensity binge drinking among lesbian, gay and bisexual populations, to determine if sexual minority plays a role in alcohol use. The study also measured dimension of sexual minority and factored for race/ethnicity, marital status, employment status, annual income, and education. The data were from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions III.

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Jessica N. Fish, PhD

Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

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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 binge drinking and high-intensity binge drinking among sexual minorities.

  2. Identify the risk of high-intensity binge drinking by sex, sexual behavior, sexual identity, and sexual attraction.

  3. Extrapolate the likelihood of AUD in the sexual minority population.

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Course Number: 102526
Total Credit Hours: 1cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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