(Newsweek, July 16) Convincing a college student that reducing their alcohol consumption will improve their health, grades and relationships is easy. But according to a new study, cementing the habit may prove more difficult.
A sample of 300 college students told researchers that it would take a change in physical environment and the strength of their own will to impact their drinking habits, according to a paper published Monday in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. The study’s authors said their findings provide a framework for campus health professionals and students themselves to combat binge drinking, which two out of three college drinkers engage in. Read more.