Historically, Australia has been a nation with a strong drinking culture, centered around patriarchal mate ship. Dunn (1998), makes note that consumption of alcohol is central to celebrations, and associated with ‘hardiness’ and ‘mateship’ qualities entrenched in Australia’s colonial past. In the 1980s...
SA4D2- Health and Population in Developing and Transitional Societies
What are the main causes of the health and mortality crisis in Russia? Can alcohol consumption count for this crisis?
Russia is facing an enormous demographic crisis with respect to the health status in the country...
Content Page 1
Clinical description and medical history 3
Binge-Eating Disorder 4
Treatment of Binge-Eating Disorder and Obesity 8
Internet sources 15
The incident of eating disorders is rapidly increasing...
In this essay will assess, planning, implementing and evaluating a health promotion activity. The health promotion activity is going be based at binge drinking. The plan is key element of assembly on health assessment needs with target population identified supported by relevant epidemiology and demography...
Abstract: (source: below)
Heavy and episodic (“binge”) drinking by college students is an important, recurring public health problem. It has been estimated that 80% of college students drink, with 40% routinely engage in "binge" drinking, despite widespread exposure to behavioral interventions...
Drugs and Society
Discussion Paper 2
Drinking Age: 21 or 18?
Some of the most overlooked types of drugs are those that are legal. Specifically, alcohol is one of the most widely used drugs in the world, and yet, many people don’t think of this substance upon hearing the word “drug.”...
How Do I Write a Cause-Effect Essay?
Your mission, should you choose to accept it (and since your composition grade hangs in the balance, the ARC’s advice is to accept it enthusiastically), is to write a cause-effect essay. You’ll need a thesis, of course, but before you can develop...
Prevention of Underage Drinking:
Logic Model Documentation
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United States Minimum Legal Drinking Age
1) What is your purpose in writing this essay? In your response, explore the deeper meaning of this question. The goal is not just to complete the assignment but instead to convey a message. What do you plan to accomplish with this essay? What do you hope the reader...
which corresponded with high priority college health issues. Results: Students with
high-risk credit behavior were more likely to have driven after
drinking, used amphetamines in the previous 30 days, felt functionally impaired by depression in the previous 12 months, had a
higher body mass index (BMI)...
Why are the rates of binge drinking among college-aged females
increasing, what are some of the health risks associated with binge drinking
and what interventions have proven to be successful in
reducing alcohol abuse among this target population?
Dr. Michael Nordvall
By: Jeanette Auer
are more likely than women
to be shown working outside the home. The world of paid employment is not
emphasized for women. For example, an analysis of the articles in Seventeen
magazine demonstrated that only 7% of the contents concerned career planning,
independence, and other self-development...
To minimize the effects of binge-drinking is a complex problem, and it requires a long term commitment to fight it. Few solutions are already in implementation to reduce the effects of binge-drinking and alcoholism. Efforts from the government to reduce advertisement on television, in magazines, and...
Affects of Drinking on Teens
Since 1984 the national minimum legal drinking age in the United States has been twenty-one years (Wechsler). Alex Koroknay-Palicz speculates that “The National Minimum Drinking Age Act is perhaps the law that has the...
This essay will seek to examine the contention that should the Government introduce a minimum price for alcohol and other measures, such as restricting multi-buy offers in shops and off-licences and promotions in bars, in an effort to reduce the nation’s consumption of alcohol, in particular binge drinking...
first part of our special feature, and over its course you will be the judge of whether psychology can a look at what learning should involve, and at drinking, homesickness and the effect of knowing your ‘personality type’.We have articles in the pipeline on debt, mental health, the foreign student, assessment...
the raising of market price through indirect taxes. They can intervene into any market if they feel it to be necessary, but for an example in this essay, I will use the goods & services market; more specifically, the markets of alcopops and cigarettes. The government intervenes into these markets by...
Source Analysis Essay
Drinking Age At 18?
How do we react when young adults are acting obnoxious and completely out of control due to extreme alcoholic consumption? Over the years tensions and arguments have risen to many peoples understanding about whether or not the minimum drinking age...
college age drinking from NIH, specifically the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)–its first update since an initial review in 1976– has brought to light the significant consequences of binge drinking among college students. While the incidence of regular drinking has remained...
whether or not that lowering the minimum legal drinking age to 18 would help reduce the amount of binge drinking among people under age 21. The evidence from recent history and research do not support this change. Some have argued that lowering the drinking age will reduce the allure of alcohol as a "forbidden...
Drinking alcohol is the most common form of drug abuse used in Australia. It has become so widely used that many people don’t think of it as a drug. Alcohol has become an intrinsic part of the national character. Binge drinking - getting smashed or off your face – can be defined in two...
consider lowering the legal drinking age. The so-called Amethyst Initiative, founded by a fed-up former president of Middlebury College, asserts that "twenty-one is not working" because the current drinking age has led to a "culture of dangerous, clandestine binge-drinking" on college campuses. "How many...
Stakeholder Analysis Essay
My inquiry question concerns heavy drinking within Greek life and student athletes. These are the two most at risk social groups in college. Both have an ingrained history of heavy alcohol use and have been known to frequently abuse alcohol. Student athletes and Greek life...
about keeping the drinking age at 21. You have made some very good points about why the drinking age should be kept at 21. I am very glad to read that drinking and driving statistics have gone down since 1988, when the drinking age was increased to 21 again, as well as the decrease in binge drinkers. However...
AN ESSAY ON:
CASHMAN AND ROBINSON (2007) AND HOWARD (1983)
What causes interstate war? What are the casual factors leading to the outbreak of these wars? There is a wide range of explanations and theories originating from both political scientists and historians, albeit adopting...
Gorbachev's anti-alcohol campaign, and a study by Chenet et al. (2001) of another former Soviet nation, Lithuania, points to the contribution of binge drinking to daily variations in mortality, including violence.
Not all societies with high levels of alcohol consumption exhibit high levels of violence...
far more complex than the press has reported, and the most exhaustive review of the medical literature did not find consistent evidence of a direct causal relationship between steroid use and aggression even in those affected” (Collins 4). Assuming for the purpose of argument that anabolic steroids have...
December 05, 2011
Binge Drinking Among College Students and Consequences
Audience-(Student Fraternity and College Administrators)
Binge drinking is a problem that has continued to have a toll on the lives of college students despite efforts by the government and school administrators to curb...
Does Drinking Affect Grades More For Women? Gender Differences in the Effects Of Heavy Episodic Drinking In College
By Amy M. Wolaver
Econometrics Paper Analysis
Professor Homa Zarghamee
of appropriate drinking and drinking behavior. With all the fun, colour, taste and advertising, it would seem easy for those markets being targeted, to get swept up in the hype and not give a second thought to consequences.
It is because of this, the health issue of binge drinking more significant...