Open Access Review Article

A Review of Instruments Measuring the Negative Consequences of Drinking in College Students

Lowinger Robert*

Department of Public Health, Marshall University, USA

Corresponding Author

Received Date: September 01, 2019;  Published Date: September 25, 2019


Alcohol misuse is common in college students and often results in a variety of negative academic, behavioral, and social consequences for the student and those associated with the student. There are a variety of instruments and measures which have been developed to assess the nature and extent of these consequences. This article reviews the most commonly used instruments to assess the negative consequences of alcohol misuse in college populations. Relevant conceptual and psychometric issues are also addressed.

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