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Title: The relation between alcohol abuse or dependence and academic performance in first-year college students
Authors: Aertgeerts, Bert ×
Buntinx, Frank #
Issue Date: Sep-2002
Publisher: Elsevier Science Pub. Co.
Series Title: Journal of Adolescent Health vol:31 issue:3 pages:223-225
Abstract: A large-scale study (N = 3,518) was designed to assess the academic performance of college freshmen in relationship to alcohol abuse or dependence. Alcohol abuse or dependence was identified in 501 (14%) students; of these, 128 (3.6%) were alcohol-dependent. Of the students who met criteria of alcohol dependence, 62.5% failed in their first year, compared to 50% among students who did not report these drinking problems.
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ISSN: 1054-139X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Academic Center for General Practice
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