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Contextual Effects on Relations among Alcohol Outcome Expectancies, Subjective Response, and Drinking Behavior

Abstract Positive alcohol outcome expectancies (AOEs) are consistent longitudinal predictors of later alcohol use; however, exclusion of solitary drinking contexts in the measurement of AOEs may have resulted in an underestimation of the importance of low arousal positive (LAP) effects. The current study aimed to clarify the literature on the association between AOEs and drinking outcomes by examining the role of drinking context in AOE measurement. Further, exclusion of contextual influences has also limited understanding of the unique effects of AOEs relative to subjective responses (SR) to alcohol. The present study addressed this important question by exploring relations between AOEs and SR when drinking context was held constant across parallel... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Scott, Caitlin Jennifer (Author) / Corbin, William (Advisor) / Mackinnon, David (Committee member) / Barrera, Manuel (Committee member) / Chassin, Laurie (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Clinical psychology / alcohol / Anticipated Effects of Alcohol Scale / context / drinking / expectancies / subjective response
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 154 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Psychology 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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