The Effects Of Binge Drinking On College Students

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The Effects of Binge Drinking in College Students Binge drinking is when a person has more than four drinks, if female and five if male, in one sitting. While researching texts written about the negative effects of binge drinking in college students, I found articles and scholarly journals written by specialists in this specific field of study. These authors mainly focus on the fact that excessive binge drinking is detrimental to the quality of life and can alter your state of health in a negative way. Excessive drinking is most prevalent in college aged students and binge drinking is considered to be the greatest public health issue on American college campuses. My goal in this paper is to bring to light the dangerous risks and effects that binge drinking has on college students today. To achieve this goal, I have organized my paper into five main sections. In my first section I discuss the cognitive development that makes college students more susceptible to excessive binge drinking. In the second section, I discuss the social interactions that promote social drinking among college students. In the third section, I discuss the dangers and life long detriment to physical and emotional aspects in life. In the fourth section, I provide possible solutions to help prevent binge drinking among college students. I end my paper with a fifth section where I discuss the positive effects of drinking, when in moderation and I conclude with a works cited page with my ten sources on
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