Essays Tagged: "Binge drinking"

Binge Drinking and Its Effects On College Campuses

that it is not acceptable to drink all the time. Many college kids then engage in what is known as binge drinking. "Binge drinking is defined for men as drinking five or more drinks in a row in the p ... in a row in the past two weeks, and for women as drinking four or more drinks in a row. 'Frequent' binge drinking was defined as binge drinking three or more times in the past two weeks (Results?1)." ...

(5 pages) 159 1 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Women and Binge drinking research paper.

When you think of binge drinking or "bingeing" you probably think of guys in college at a keg party drinking themselve ... up or passing out from "keg stands", and beer pong. What you probably don't think of is girls being binge drinkers, but more women are starting to binge. Recently there has been the release of "Girls ... Wild", which generally shows what happens to women specifically those that are in college when they binge drink.There have been many studies done on just what exactly defines binge drinking for men an ...

(5 pages) 76 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Binge drinking in college.

Binge drinking has become a huge problem on college campuses in recent years. Many times it has led ... stead of any of that though, his parents are making funeral arrangements. All of this is because of binge drinking, and its effects on the human body.Binge drinking accounts for far too many deaths ar ... n ever before.In the case of Robert Schmalz, his friends had dropped him off at home to sleep off a binge of alcohol consumption that took all day long. Not much of his final hours are known, but ever ...

(2 pages) 94 3 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Dying To Be Greek, a 4 page argumentative essay discussing why fraternities and Greek life should be banned from college campuses.

n them.One of the bad things about fraternities is that they are very much related with alcohol and binge drinking. According to Kent State's newspaper Daily Kent Stater, Susan Goetschius, the spokesw ... Kent Stater also tells us that researchers found that the number of students who they have found to binge drink and also get low grades were more likely to be in the Greek system than the ones who wer ...

(4 pages) 72 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Binge drinking in college

As college students head back to school, many of them will be affected by a serious problem: binge drinking. Today nearly half of college students experience binge drinking, this type of drinki ... n campuses such as violence, rapes, sexually transmitted diseases and even suicides.To most people, binge drinking brings to mind a couple of days of heavily intoxicated drinking. However, to many phy ...

(2 pages) 68 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Gender Equality-Women's rights

en by Barbara Ehrenreich also talks about women's equality, but it deals with the aspects of female binge drinking. Women's rights is a subject that is brought up over and over again. The two a ... ity for drafting is a "logical consequence of equality." The second article deals with women binge drinking. It is thought by some that female binge drinking is a way for women to express their ...

(2 pages) 66 2 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Binge Drinking

In the past years binge drinking from teens has increased dramatically. Teens have started to drink at younger ages an ... number of first-time female and male users in this age group has grown to 31 percent" (22). Binge drinking has a lot of different meanings to it, but the one used most is defined by Bland, Nug ... nd Winters, they say "In 1991, 31 percent of boys and 22 percent of girls in tenth grade engaged in binge drinking. In 1999, 34 percent of boys and 31 percent of girls were binge drinkers" (17). ...

(2 pages) 92 4 2.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

College students who binge drink.

Binge drinking is a problem that affects a majority of the people around my age. In college it is a ... is widely accepted as a rite of passage and in most areas looked upon with approval by one's peers. Binge drinking can lead to problems such as physical illness, dropping out of school, trouble with t ... had been taken and then used the Pearson correlation to associate schools rate of response and the binge drinking rate. The Pearson correlation reflects the degree of linear relationship between two ...

(8 pages) 245 9 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Alcohol Abuse in the American Youth

It has been said in each research source that I used that hazing and binge drinking is the most serious problem affecting social life, school work, and health on college ... paign Against Student Alcohol Abuse" (CAS: Campus Alcohol Study for short), focuses more heavily on binge drinking and prevention than it does on the Greek system itself. The authors, Wechsler, Nelson ... tion than it does on the Greek system itself. The authors, Wechsler, Nelson, and Weitzman, say that binge drinking is a nationally recognized problem but has not been studied efficiently enough to ini ...

(6 pages) 72 0 4.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Alcohol Abuse.

. In human terms, the costs cannot be calculated. The most destructive problem that goes along with binge drinking is when it occurs within the family setting. This is true for many reasons. First of ...

(3 pages) 25 0 2.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Binge Drinking and University Students.

Binge drinking is defined as "drinking large quantities of alcohol in one sitting, 5+ standard drink ... in university life (Syre et al., 1997, cited in Morawska & Oei, 2005). However, definitions of binge drinking are complicated by the way 'binge drinking' is operationally defined therefore making ... , 2003). Despite this, Baer (cited in Ham & Hope, 2003) reveals that definitions of problem or 'binge' drinking generally fit into one of two categories: drinking rates or levels, or negative alco ...

(8 pages) 73 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Greek community and its use of alcohol.

ing pass time. When there are stories of students on the news who have died of alcohol poising from binge drinking and hazing rituals, the question arises on how much alcohol use and abuse is related ... dy shows that 93% of those students reporting frequent drinking and 89% of those reporting frequent bingeing expressed an intent to join a fraternity or sorority" (Screen 6). If a student were already ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Alcohol Use and Addiction

lcoholic. Infants are born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, teenagers are becoming alcoholics including binge drinking, and more children are living with alcoholic parents. People drink for many reasons t ... eople, the drinker will have school or work problems, starts hiding alcohol, and experiences longer binges (Clayton, 1999). In the late stage of alcoholism the drinker experiences a decrease in tolera ...

(14 pages) 156 2 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Binge Drinking

Abstract:This paper will discuss 'binge drinking' in University Students, the major influences, both social and personal, on the frequ ... major influences, both social and personal, on the frequency and quantity of drinking. The point of binge drinking is to become intoxicated, allowing for the 'positive things' to happen. Drinking has ... nd jeopardize personal health.Alcohol Expectancies and the Theory of Planned Behaviour both explain binge drinking behaviours, together they have shown excellent predictions regarding behaviour.Binge ...

(9 pages) 102 0 3.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The drinking age should be lowered to 18 in the United States.

that, "The 21-year-old drinking age is a bad social policy and terrible law," saying it had led to binge drinking by teenagers. "Our latter-day prohibitionists have driven drinking behind closed door ...

(2 pages) 56 1 2.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Alcohol related crimes, how do we tackle it?

elated crime, surely this will only add to an already out of control crime level and encourage more binge drinking. It's like the old saying, you give an inch, and they take a mile. Offer longer openi ... these figures are disturbing. The best approach would be to re-educate the public on the dangers of binge drinking and provide more help in fighting addictions and go back to basics when educating the ...

(5 pages) 15 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Binge Drinking

hsler3)Events like Cupid Week are common on college campuses across America. Over the years alcohol binge drinking has integrated itself into all aspects of the college culture for many reasons includ ... f into all aspects of the college culture for many reasons including traditions, rituals and myths. Binge drinkers are not necessarily alcoholics, although many alcoholics are binge drinkers. The Harv ...

(5 pages) 32 0 3.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Personal Opinion on "Binge Drinking" at colleges

Alcohol seems to be such a touchy subject for everyone. I have experienced binge drinking from the sober point of view as well as the blury vision point of view. I guess binge ... through their genes. They need to admit they have a problem as well.I am not in anyway saying that binge drinking is a good thing, but I am saying it is inevitable and it will go on. Colleges just ne ... ust need to accecpt it, and try to control how it takes place. I have had many bad experiences with binge drinking, and seen much worse happen to my friends. I have been literally been paying for my l ...

(2 pages) 18 0 4.1 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Causal argument: Binge drinking

ch year(Wechsler). For many decades, especially during college years, students have participated in binge drinking. Binge drinking is also known as "binging" and has many definitions, but numerous peo ... to warn people that they should cut themselves off, but many more drinks are usually consumed while binge drinking. One "drink" can be defined as one twelve ounce beer, one four ounce glass of wine, o ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Alcohol's Negative Effects on College Students

18 and 24 years old die every year from alcohol-related causes (Krupnick, 06). Casual drinking and binge drinking play a big social role in college experiences. Binge drinking is classified as consum ... c Heath study. The Harvard School of Public Health study also concluded 43% of students admitted to binge drinking. Drinking in college can lead to problems including injuries, breaking the law, risky ...

(6 pages) 105 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol