|Title||Longitudinal patterns of binge drinking among first year college students with a history of tobacco use.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Authors||Beets, MW, Flay, BR, Vuchinich, S, Li, K-K, Acock, A, Snyder, FJ|
|Journal||Drug and alcohol dependence|
|Date Published||2009 Jul 1|
Underage heavy episodic drinking is a major contributor to alcohol-related morbidity/mortality. Reports indicate underage binge drinking among college students is widespread and has remained stable over the past decade. This study describes individual characteristics and calendar-specific events associated with binge drinking episodes over the course of freshman college academic year (2002-2003).