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Binge Drinking in Adolescents and College Students

        

Binge Drinking in Adolescents and College Students

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'Despite laws in every State that make it illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to purchase or possess alcohol, young people report that alcohol is easy to obtain and that many high school and college students drink with one goal – to get drunk. Binge drinking is defined as consuming five or more drinks in a row for boys and four or more in a row for girls.'
Material Type: Reference Material
Date Added to MERLOT: November 22, 2002
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 28, 2014
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Submitter: Kara Ruhle

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, Professional, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Avatar for Sarah Turner
11 years ago

Sarah Turner (Student)

I quickly browsed through this site in about 5 minutes. It's full of facts and
statistics, as well as informational brochures sent to your home free of charge.
The site also has a comprehensive menu of drugs that will direct you to
additional information on them.

Technical Remarks:

easily navigated and understood

Avatar for Dawn Astolfi
11 years ago

Dawn Astolfi (Student)

This site is great and there are lots of links to useful information. I also
liked the fact that it related drugs, as one often leads to the other and I
think it's important for people to understand that.

Technical Remarks:

This site is easy for anyone to understand and easy to navigate.

Avatar for Suzzanah Bessette
11 years ago

Suzzanah Bessette (Student)

I spent around 20 minutes looking at this site. It offers a lot of information
of the subject of binge drinking and is a good addition to MERLOT. It could be a
useful tool for a class on criminal justice as well as psychology. The site is
easy to navigate and understand.

Avatar for Kosuke Harada
11 years ago

Kosuke Harada (Student)

It provides a lot of information about binge drinking and drugs which a lot of
people should aware of. This website is very useful for people who wants to
learn the facts of binge drinking and drugs.

Technical Remarks:

It was very easy to use and navigate.

Avatar for Deb Morris
11 years ago

Deb Morris (Student)

I spent about 10 minutes browsing through this material. Although alarming, the
statistics were very informative. First time users shouldn't have a problem
navigating this site.