Alcohol Consumption In Colleges In America

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Chukwunonso Enekebe Prof Eric Benjamin Psychology 102 03/05/2013 Article Analysis Paper College Students and Alcohol consumption in Colleges in America Alcohol consumption by college students today is extremely high compared to in the late 1900s (Wechsler et al., 2002). Furthermore, alcohol consumption or misuse is a major issue on college campuses in the United States. Every year, at least 40%-45% of college students engage in heavy drinking (Wechsler et al., 2002). And 12% to 31% of colleges students qualify for a clinical diagnosis of alcohol abuse, and of that, 6% qualify for a diagnosis of alcohol dependence (Knight et al., 2002;) .The literature on alcohol suggest a correlation between problematic…show more content…
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