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An Examination of Parents' Influence Strategies on College Students' Dangerous Drinking

Abstract Dangerous drinking on college campuses is a significant public health issue. Over the last decade, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have called on universities, community leaders, policymakers, parents and students to work together to develop effective, research based alcohol prevention and/or intervention programs. Despite such calls, parent-based prevention programs are relatively rare on college campuses, and there is a paucity of research on the ways in which parents influence their emerging adult children's drinking behaviors. The present project is designed to help address this need. Grounded in social cognitive theory, this exploratory study focuses on alc... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Menegatos, Lisa Marie (Author) / Floyd, Kory (Advisor) / Lederman, Linda C. (Advisor) / Valiente, Carlos (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Communication / alcohol / college drinking / parent approval / parent-child communication
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 296 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Communication 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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