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Caitlin Ayres successfully proposed her master's thesis today. She is developing and evaluating the psychometric properties of the Eating and Alcohol Dysfunction (EAD) scale. Congratulations Caitlin!
Members of the College Alcohol Research Team and the Counseling Psychology Student Government are providing alcohol screening on campus today as part of College Alcohol Awareness Week. In addition to providing a great service to the Southern Miss community the graduate students are experiencing the intersection of science and practice!
Caitlin Ayres has scheduled her thesis proposal meeting for Thursday October 31 at 1 PM. Her researcher is focused on developing the Eating and Alcohol Dysfunction scale. The purpose of the measure is to better assess drunorexia behaviors - intentionally avoiding eating before planned drinking.
October 21-25 is National College Alcohol Awareness Week. In support of CAAW the College Alcohol Research Team has organized several safe drinking activities at the Southern Miss Campus. In addition to hosting safe drinking discussions in classes and with various student groups, CART has organized an alcohol screening for 11-2 on Wednesday 10/23 at the RC Cook Union and a Myth Busting Activity on Thursday from 3-5 at the Payne Center. CART conducts research on harm reduction strategies among college student drinkers.
A local TV station, WDAM, aired a story highlighting the College Alcohol Research Team's activities for National College Alcohol Awareness Week. Read the story here.
Dr. Madson was interviewed about College Alcohol Awareness Week today by WDAM. The segment will appear on WDM news at 6 PM.
Dr. Madson will be discussing college alcohol use and harm reduction today on WUSM radio (88.5 FM). He will be discussing the College Alcohol Research Team's activities to promote safe drinking behaviors during College Alcohol Awareness Week (Oct. 21-25, 2013). Tune in and hear about the CART activities.
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