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Contemporary Diesterweg (1)-Focus on Reconsideration of Thinking Process in Educational Target
Aim The purpose of this study is to identify psychosocial factors associated with drinking behavior among underage university students. Methods: University students under the age of twenty (N=236) completed a self-reported questionnaire. Relationships between psychosocial variables and drinking were investigated using multigroup structural equation modeling analyses. Restllts: Number of friends who drink alcohol, vigor, self-efficacy in interpersonal relationships, self-assertive efficacy against drinking, self-efficacy in overcoming difficulty, and impulsiveness were associated with drinking behavior. Conclusion: These findings suggest that self-assertive efficacy to resist peer pressure, self-control and mood status are potentially important factors that could be addressed by programs to prevent drinking among underage university student.
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Bulletin of Graduate School of Education, Okayama University
Graduate School of Education, Okayama University
Departmental Bulletin Paper
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