Understanding the role of drinking games in college student life is critical for program planners who wish to develop education and prevention programs to reduce abusive drinking. Drinking games are popular social activities that provide a focus for social interactions but place students at considerable risk for serious consequences. This article reports preliminary results of a study using participant observation and indepth interviews to develop a typology of drinking games and describe patterns and practices associated with the games.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of the American College Health Association|
|State||Published - Jan 1991|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health