Sensation-seeking and anxiety as factors in social drinking by men

R. M. Schwarz, B. R. Burkhart, S. B. Green

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Subjects with high sensation-seeking needs consumed more alcohol than those with low sensation-seeking needs (accounting for only a very small percentage of the variance), regardless of whether they expected a party afterwards. There was no relationship between anxiety level and drinking behavior.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1108-1114
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Studies on Alcohol
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • General Psychology


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