Tag: drinking

Alcohol Preferences and Associated Negative Behaviors in Swiss Men

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There are many studies out there examining beverage preference among individuals, frequently as it relates to negative consequences associated with alcohol consumption and as it relates to marketing strategies for advertisements or public health initiatives.  These studies have shown that…

What Motivates You to Drink?: Comparing Reasons For Drinking with Problem Drinking in Australian Adults

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In July of last year, The Academic Wino covered a paper that examined the perceived healthiness of wine, and whether or not that perception led to an increase in wine consumption frequency and an increase in willingness to pay for…

Environmental Context Determines Self-Administered Alcohol Consumption Rates in Rats

Clinical research indicates that environmental context plays a very important role in altering individual responsiveness to addictive drugs.  For example, traumatic life experiences have been shown to be associated with the development of a drug addiction, or a relapse back…