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    Binge Drinking Experiment

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    Binge drinking is known as the pattern of drinking that raises blood alcohol concentration (BAC) levels to 0.08 g/dL [3]. Typically, the pattern occurs after 4 drinks for women and 5 drinks for men in the period of 2 hours [3]. According to Shukla et. al, alcohol overconsumption through binge drinking is an emerging major health concern common in young adult population in US and generally around the globe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one in six adults binge drinks about four times each month [1]. The progression of alcoholic steatosis (infiltration of liver cells with fat) to alcoholic hepatitis (diseased and inflammatory condition of the liver) has known to occur due to heavy binge drinking in people who have…

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    Binge Drinking Causes

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    Binge drinking causes liver inflammation and the liver could stop working. It causes steatosis, or fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis, fibrosis, and cirrhosis. All of these problems are diseases, and if the disease worsens, the liver could fail. Liver failure is a life-threatening condition, whereas if someone were to not get a transplant, they would die. Alcohol has many long and short term effects. According to “Short and Long Term Effects,” alcohol produces lower ambition, a reduction in…

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    Binge Drinking Theory

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    issue of binge drinking which is becoming increasingly normal among young adults and is defined as the consumption of an excessive amount of alcohol in a short space of time. Binge drinking has become the norm in the 21’s century and associated risks are often not looked at. Alcohol is one of the leading causes of preventable mortality in more economically developed countries. Alcohol consumption is also linked to motor accidents, inappropriate behaviour and violence (Mochdad, Marks, Stroup, &…

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    Binge drinking alcohol has been become a custom among adolescents. There are several reasons that make this behavior more prevalent, according to (Morrow, 2017). The first and most apparent reason why adolescents are more likely to binge drinking is because “it’s fun.” There is a direct correlation between binge drinking and partying because “in parties to the point where a party without any alcohol is deemed somewhat of a dampener.” Additionally, it is a way “to assert their dominance or…

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    Binge Drinking In College

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    successfully explains why drinking has become so trendy on college campuses and why college and drinking have now become synonyms with one another. To achieve this understanding, he collected 400 student accounts, 25 intensive interviews, and over 100 hours of field research on the topic. What he found was that college students continue to engage in binge drinking as a…

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    Binge Drinking Stigma

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    Young Adults’ Binge Drinking Alcohol is an important part of the social aspect in many cultures across the globe. It is often a pastime of many during various occasions. One could argue that it would be difficult not to see alcohol, in some way or another, on a day-to-day basis. However, particularly in the United States, there is a very negative stigma behind the aspect of drinking as a society, undermining the potential education of alcohol to the adolescents. The stigma of alcohol in the…

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    From 1993 to 2002, an estimated 501 under-aged drinkers (aged 14–17yrs) died from alcohol-attributable injury and disease caused by risky/high risk drinking in Australia. In 2005 it was found that one in ten people between the age of 12 and 17 admitted to binge drinking, or drinking unsafe amounts of alcohol. From the ages between 16 and 17 the figure increased to one in five people. Teenage males are three and a half times more likely than females to die from alcohol-attributable injury. The…

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    Binge Drinking: Main Cause of Death in U.S. Binge drinking spiked in the mid-to-late 90s (“Making Sense of the Stats on Binge Drinking”), in 2006 alone it cost the United States $223.5 billion (“Fact Sheets - Binge Drinking”). Some people think binge drinking should be defined as anyone who is overly intoxicated which leads to harmful or destructive behaviors (Hanson). Binge drinking among men is more common than among women (“Fact Sheets - Binge Drinking”), but statistics show 23,000 deaths of…

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    NUMBER: Research Topic: 1) Background / Idea development 1a) Literature Search The research topic I chose is binge drinking, I used three words which include psychological distress, social norms and personality to predict binge drinking because I think these words are highly related to the research topic. The first one I chose is psychological distress because I think people in stress are more likely to get drunk. The second one is social norms, which measures the perceived subjective and…

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    such as long-term or short-term comes from binge drinking. Drinking high doses of alcohol can become poisonous to the body. This action may sometimes result in death from alcohol poisoning. Drinking in this form is highly dangerous, because the blood levels of the human body reach a high peak in a short amount of time (Fundukian & Wilson 138). The short-term health problems occurring from binge drinking are, “A single episode of binge drinking can result in loss of coordination and impaired…

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