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Kayla Moorer and Margo Villarosa are coauthors on a paper recently published. The paper Alcohol expectancies, protective behavioral strategies, and alcohol-related outcomes: A moderated mediation study was published in Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy. The research showed that protective behavioral strategies mediated the link between positive alcohol expectancies and alcohol use and negative consequences only for women.
The University of Iowa was identified as the number 1 party school. However, it appears that efforts to promote safe drinking has reduced the number of drinkers on that campus. It is also interesting that the "Big 5" drinking schools that were the target of safe drinking interventions are no longer in the top 5. Safe drinking initiatives seem to be more beneficial than educational initiatives. Read more here. The College Alcohol Research Team studies safe drinking methods among college students.
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