The Effects Of Binge Drinking On College Students Essay

825 WordsMar 1, 20164 Pages
Binge Drinking would have various of ways to define what in reality means. As for college students would define it as "a way to drink non-stop, just for fun", or "excessively drinking until drunk". Binge drinking can be interpreted in a scientific form, like "NIAAA defines binge drinking as a pattern of drinking that brings blood alcohol concentration (BAC) levels to 0.08 g/dL. This typically occurs after 4 drinks for women and 5 drinks for men—in about 2 hours. (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)." It would variate between both gender, males and females as to how is alcohol being consumed in an amount of time. Researchers came to a conclusion, what binge drinking is being defined as to how much alcohol is being consumed, variables towards it, cause and effect, and etc. From the first article, "The Role of Personality Dispositions to Risky Behavior in Predicting First Year College Drinking", would demonstrate a portion of how college student at University of Kentucky Campus is being influenced with alcohol. The study of variables are the rates of alcohol consumption (quality), binge drinking, alcohol-related problems, quality drinking, drinking frequency, and problem drinking; also between males and females. The key findings from this article, "sensation seeking increases frequency with college students as to increase the a) quality of alcohol student consumed at any drinking episode, and b) negative outcomes experienced from drinking." Another of the
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