Perception of excessive drinking among Irish college students : a mixed methods analysis

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dc.contributor.author Delaney, Liam
dc.contributor.author Harmon, Colm
dc.contributor.author Milner, Claire
dc.contributor.author Sweeney, Lorna
dc.contributor.author Wall, Patrick G.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-13T13:56:28Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-13T13:56:28Z
dc.date.copyright 2007 Geary Insitute en
dc.date.issued 2007-05-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/577
dc.description.abstract This paper examines students’ perceptions of excessive drinking using statistical vignettes based on standard alcohol misuse markers used in the WHO Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT). Quantitative analyses revealed stark heterogeneity in students’ perceptions of alcohol excess both in terms of their own self-rated excessiveness and in terms of their general conceptions of excessiveness. Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) of focus group data with student drinkers revealed four themes mediating perception of excess: Perception of Normal Drinking; Perceived Indicators of Excess; Reactions to Alcohol Guidelines; Justifications for Excessive Alcohol Consumption. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Dublin. Geary Institute en
dc.relation.ispartofseries UCD Geary Insitute Discussion Paper Series en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WP/12/2007 en
dc.subject Mixed Methods en
dc.subject Alcohol en
dc.subject Vignettes en
dc.subject Student Health en
dc.subject Focus Groups en
dc.subject.lcsh Drinking of alcoholic beverages--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh College students--Alcohol use en
dc.title Perception of excessive drinking among Irish college students : a mixed methods analysis en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.internal.authorurl Liam Delaney (web page) en
dc.internal.authorurl http://www.ucd.ie/economics/staff/ldelaney/ldelaney.htm en
dc.internal.authorurl Colm Harmon (web page) en
dc.internal.authorurl http://www.ucd.ie/economics/staff/charmon/colm.harmon.htm en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Liam Delaney - Email: Liam.Delaney@ucd.ie; Tel: 353-1-7164613 en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Colm Harmon - Email: colm.harmon@ucd.ie; Tel: +3531 7164614 en
dc.internal.authorid UCD0004 en
dc.internal.authorid UCD0009 en
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dc.internal.webversions http://geary.ucd.ie/images/Publications/WorkingPapers/GearyWp200712.pdf en
dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Delaney|Liam|aut|UCD0004
dc.neeo.contributor Harmon|Colm|aut|UCD0009
dc.neeo.contributor Milner|Claire|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Sweeney|Lorna|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Wall|Patrick G.|aut|


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