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Hispanic drug use rises in US culture
...ly as non-acculturated Hispanics to report current binge
drinking and more than three times as likely to report drinking continuously for days in a row without sobering up, also known as bender drinking. When people immigrate to the U.S., their patterns of illegal drug use and alcohol abuse increase ove...
Early-morning Friday classes may prevent students from getting sloppy on 'thirsty Thursdays'
...o consumed at least one drink on Thursday reported binge
drinking," he said. "Heavy drinkers not only harm themselves, but others as well," said Ralph Hingson, director of the Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. "Drinking by 18- to 2...
Dating violence and sexual assault associated with suicide attempts among urban teens
...ng unsafe at school, being in a physical fight and binge
drinking. For male students, lifetime history of sexual assault was associated with suicide attempts, while dating violence in the past year was not. Other factors influencing suicide attempts among boys included sexual orientation, persistent sadnes...
'Energy Up' demonstrates success as obesity intervention program for inner-city girls
...rican school based program does. Studies show that binge
eating triggers the same neurological pathways as drug addiction, so Voltages theories are rooted in science. Furthermore, recent studies of carbohydrate consumption support that these foods affect satiety, and can trigger over eating. The corner s...
Binge drinking leads to neurocognitive deficits among college students
...on-making capabilities. A new study has found that binge
drinking, common among college students, is associ...on making. The long-term neurocognitive effects of binge
drinking during young adulthood are unclear. Researchers know that alcoholics tend to have poorer n...
Curb the pocket money, curb the problem drinking
...o drink in public and more than twice as likely to binge
and drink frequently than those who had alcohol bought for them. Amount of spending money, obtaining alcohol from friends, older siblings and adults outside shops were also predictors of risky drinking, according to the study published today in Onlin...
Double the death rate from cirrhosis for 'blue collar' men
...for lower socio-economic status (SES). Heavy or binge
drinking is one of the main contributors to the de...nger of liver cirrhoses because of their heavy and binge
drinking. Liver cirrhosis accounted for 3.3 percent of all deaths among men aged between 15 and 6...
RAND study finds alcohol advertising and marketing associated with adolescent drinking
... Dakota ranks among the top ten states in terms of binge
drinking among adolescents, and results might be different where drinking is not as common, she said. Besides being illegal, underage drinking has been linked to an increased probability of motor vehicle crashes, sexually transmitted diseases, suic...
Eastern philosophy promises hope for Western women with eating disorders
...may provide a solution for women who struggle with binge
eating and bulimia. The technique known as 'mind...d in secretive eating binges. A typical late-night binge
could involve four litres of icecream and a couple of packets of chocolate biscuits, Ms Hanisch said...
Binge drinking, gender and clinical depression
...s indicate that depression is primarily related to binge
drinking. The relationship between major clinica...epression is most strongly related to a pattern of binge
drinking," said Graham. "A pattern of frequent but low quantity drinking is not associated with d...
NYU Child Study Center expert offers tips to help curb teen binge drinking
...4 percent of the students who drank said they were binge
drinking, which is defined as having five or more ...ic drinks in a row. The CDC report also found that binge
drinking is strongly associated with sexual activity, violence, and other risky behaviors. "Contrar...
U of M study shows promoting self-weighing in teens is not helpful to weight management
...who weigh themselves frequently are more likely to binge
eat and participate in unhealthy weight control be...weight management and predicted increased rates of binge
eating and other unhealthy weight control behaviors, such as skipping meals, smoking, taking diet pi...
Adolescent brains are insensitive to alcohol for a short time, but at great cost
...dult animals at alcohol levels comparable to human binge
drinking, said Varlinskaya. In other words, both ... to have more drinks per occasion, she said. This binge
pattern of drinking, being unsafe in general, might be extremely dangerous for adolescents, given th...
Significant amount of binge eating occurs in restaurants
Contradicting the common perception that binge
eating is typically done in private, a significant...wn about the restaurant eating habits of those who binge
eat, (the uncontrolled consumption of large amounts of food without purging). In an effort to unders...
Friends have greater sway on college students' beliefs on drinking behavior
...al norms campaigns are based on the rationale that binge
drinkers will be more likely to reduce their drink...ink most other students on campus are not heavy or binge
drinkers. Binge drinking behavior is defined as having five drinks in one sitting for men and four ...
Parental cigarette use is 'double whammy' for children
... any of these substances are more likely to smoke, binge
drink or use marijuana in adolescence and adulthood. Drug transmission across generations, the study found, was for a general tendency to use these substances rather than to use any one specifically, with the exception of tobacco. The children of ...
U of M study shows teen body dissatisfaction predicts use of behaviors that can lead to poor health
...ed with their bodies are at higher risk for future binge
eating, smoking, poor eating, and decreased physic...'t satisfied with their bodies were more likely to binge
eat, participate in less physical activity, eat less fruits and vegetables, take diet pills, and ind...
College women at risk for eating disorder may benefit from online intervention
...enerally is characterized by recurrent episodes of binge
eating, followed by self-induced purging behaviors. People with bulimia often have normal weights, but like those with anorexia, they are intensely dissatisfied with their bodies. All eating disorders involve multiple biological, behavioral and socia...
Obesity associated with psychiatric disorders, decreased odds of substance abuse
...petite, weight gain, reduced physical activity and binge
eating have all been associated with depression, potentially increasing risk for obesity. However, obesity could also contribute to depression by limiting physical activity, or through the stigma that may be associated with being overweight, especia...
Early puberty may mean anxiety, abnormal eating behaviors later
...cored significantly higher for measures related to binge
eating, dieting and concerns about food intake, weight or body shape, as well as anxiety. The findings are consistent with the idea that such behaviors result from long-lasting changes in brain circuitry that occur during early puberty, when a still...
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