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Kayla Moorer is a co-author on a paper accepted for publication in Journal of Drug Education. They found that greater PBS use was associated with less alcohol consumption particularly for women with increased disordered eating. More PBS use was associated with lower levels of alcohol-related negative consequences for college women drinkers except for African American women with low levels of disordered eating behaviors.
Kayla Moorer was a co-author on a paper recently accepted for publication in the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Health. They found that protective behavioral strategies moderated the relationship between alcohol consumption and alcohol-related negative consequences in a national sample of LGB college student drinkers.
Margo Villarosa and Kayla Moorer are co-authors on a paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Ethnicity and Substance Abuse. The found a relationship between enhancement drinking motives (to feel good) and typical alcohol consumption, harmful drinking and negative consequences in a sample of African American College student drinkers. They also found that protective behavioral strategies mediated these relationships. Their work highlights the importance of exploring drinking behaviors with groups in addition to between groups.
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