2010 Student Research Conference:
23rd Annual Student Research Conference

College Students Perceptions Regarding Legal Drug Usage: Caffeine, Alcohol, and Nicotine
Jonathan M. Whitfield
Dr. David B. Conner, Faculty Mentor

Ninety-one college students participated in an online survey investigating the possible relationship between caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine usage behaviors, and the possible effect of injunctive social norms on their use. Participants rated themselves on social and academic involvement; on the social types with which they identified, as well as to which group an associate or stranger would assign them; and on their perceptions of college student types drug usage for each drug in amount and in number of servings for social type and time-based context.

Keywords: social norms, college, drug use, alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, perceptions

Topic(s):Psychology
Counseling
Health Science

Presentation Type: Oral Paper

Session: 9-1
Location: MG 1000
Time: 8:00

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