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Different Dimensions of Anxiety Differentially Predict Binge Drinking among Juvenile Offenders

Abstract Although research has documented robust prospective relationships between externalizing symptomatology and subsequent binge drinking among adolescents, the extent to which internalizing symptoms increase risk for drinking remains controversial. In particular, the role of anxiety as a predictor of binge drinking remains unclear. Recent evidence suggests that one possible reason for these mixed findings is that separate dimensions of anxiety may differentially confer risk for alcohol use. The present study tested two dimensions of anxiety - worry and physiological anxiety -- as predictors of binge drinking in a longitudinal study of juvenile delinquents. Overall, results indicate that worry and physiological anxiety showed differential relati... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Nichter, Brandon (Author) / Chassin, Laurie (Advisor) / Barrera, Manuel (Committee member) / Presson, Clark (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology / Epidemiology / Adolescent / Anxiety / Drinking / Internalizing / Risk / Substance Use
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 78 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Psychology 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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