Readings (Listing does not imply endorsement)Astin, A., et al. The American Freshman: Thirty Year Trends, 1966-1996. Los Angeles, CA: University of California, Higher Education Research Institute, 1997.
Baer, J. S., and Carney, M. M. Biases in the perceptions of the consequences of alcohol use among college students. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 1993, 54, 54-60.
Baer, J. S., Stacy, A., and Larimer, M. Biases in the perception of drinking norms among college students. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 1991, 52, 580-586.
Benjamin, T. (Ed.). Young Drivers Impaired by Alcohol and Other Drugs. London and New York: Royal Society of Medicine Services, 1987.
Berardelli, P. Safe Young Drivers: A Guide for Parents and Teens. McLean, VA: EPM, 1996.
Berkowitz, Alan D., and Perkins, H. Wesley. Current Issues in Effective Alcohol Education. In: Sherwood, Joan Sargent (ed.) Alcohol Policies and Practices on College and University Campuses. Washington, DC: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, 1987.
Bohlmann, B. J., et al. Binge drinking in college. Journal of the American Medical Association, 1995, 273(24), 1903.
Brookhuis, K. A., et al. The effects of mobile telephoning on driving performance. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 1991, 23(4), 309-316.
Bruffee, Kenneth A. Binge drinking as a substitute for a "community of learning." The Chronicle of Higher Education, Feb. 5, 1999, 45(22), p. B8(1).
Campbell, K. E., et al. Trends in Alcohol-Related Fatal Traffic Accidents. Bethesda, MD: United States Public Health Service, 1996.
Catchpole, J. Why are Young Drivers Over-Represented in Traffic Accidents? Vermont, South, Victoria, Australia: Australian Road Research Board, 1994.
Chauncey, Robert L. New careers for moral entrepreneurs: Teenage drinking. Journal of Drug Issues, 1980, 45-70.
Cisin, Ira H. Formal and Informal Social Control over Drinking. In: Ewing, John A. and Rouse, Beatrice A. (eds.) Drinking: Alcohol in American Society - Issues and Current Research. Chicago, IL: Nelson-Hall, 1978. pp. 145-158.
Colón, Israel. The alcohol beverage purchase age and single-vehicle highway fatalities. Journal of Safety Research, 1984, 15, 159-162.
Commission on Substance Abuse at Colleges and Universities. Rethinking Rites of Passage: Substance Abuse on American Campuses. New York: Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 1994. (Note: An investigative reporter has documented that material in this report is unsubstantiated, of highly questionable accuracy, or misleading.)
Copeland, L. A., Shope, J. T., and Waller, P. Factors in adolescent drinking/driving: Binge drinking, cigarette smoking, and gender. Journal of School Health, 1996, 66(7), 254.
Davis, James E. Alcohol use among college students: Responses to raising the purchase age. Journal of American College Health, 1990, 38, 263.
Davey, J. D. Determinants of binge drinking and alcohol use by young Australian women. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 1997, 10(2), 7.
Department of Health and Human Services. Youth and Alcohol: Laws and Enforcement - Is the 21-Year-Old Drinking Age a Myth? Washington, DC: Department of Health and Human Services, 1991, p. 5.
Doherty, S. T. Young drivers and graduated licensing: the Ontario case. Transportation, 1997, 24(3), 227-251.
Donelson, , A. C., et al. The Role of Alcohol in Fatal Traffic Crashes: British Columbia. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Traffic Safety Research Foundation, 1989.
Dowdall, George, and Crawford, M. Binge Drinking among American college women. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 1998, 22(4), 705.
Duncan, D. F. Chronic drinking, binge drinking, and drunk driving. Psychological Reports, 1997, 80(2), 681.
Engs, Ruth C., and Hanson, David J. Age-specific alcohol prohibition and college students' drinking problems. Psychological Reports, 1986, 59, 979-984.
Engs, Ruth C., and Hanson, David J. University students' drinking patterns and problems: Examining the effects of raising the purchase age. Public Health Reports, 1988, 103, 557-573.
Engs, Ruth C., and Hanson, David J. Reactance theory: A test with collegiate drinking. Psychological Reports, 1989, 64, 1083-108.
Engs, R. C., and Hanson, D. J. Drinking games and problems related to drinking among moderate and heavy drinkers. Psychological Reports, 1993, 73, 175-181.
Engs, Ruth C., and Hanson, David J. Boozing and brawling on campus: A national study of problems associated with drinking over the past decade. Journal of Criminal Justice, 1994, 22, 171-180.
Engs, Ruth C., Hanson, David J., and Diebold, Beth A. The drinking patterns and problems of a national sample of college students, 1994. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1996, 42(3), 13-33.
Fillmore, Kaye M., and Wittman, F. D. The effects of alcohol availability on college student drinking: A trend study. Contemporary Drug Problems, 1982, 11, 455-492.
Frisbie, T. Talking mobile. Traffic Safety, 1991, 91(2), 26-28.
Globetti, Gerald. Prohibition Norms and Teenage Drinking. In: Ewing, J. A., and Rouse, Beatrice A. (eds.) Drinking Alcohol in American Society - Issues and Current Research. Chicago: Nelson-Hall, Inc., 1978. pp. 159-170.
Haines, Michael P. A Social Norms Approach to Preventing Binge Drinking at Colleges and Universities. Newton, MA: Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, 1996. (This very important and useful book is available free by calling 1-800-676-1730.)
Haines, Michael P., and Spear, A. F. Changing the perceptions of the norm: A strategy to decrease binge drinking among college students. Journal of American College Health, 1996, 45, 134-140.
Hans, M. Innovative programs target young drivers. Traffic Safety, 1996, 96(5), 6-9.
Hans, M. Graduated licensing: training wheels for young drivers. Traffic Safety, 1996, 96(2), 6-9.
Hanson, D. J. Alcohol Education: What We Must Do. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1996.
Hanson, David J. Drug Education Programs. In: The International Encyclopedia of Curriculum. Oxford, England: Pergamon, second ed., 1991.
Hanson, David J. Alcohol, Drug and Smoking Education Programs. In: The International Encyclopedia of Education. Oxford, England: Pergamon, second ed., 1994.
Hanson, David J. Preventing Alcohol Abuse: Alcohol, Culture, and Control. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1995.
Hanson, David J. Effectiveness of specific public policies on substance abuse prevention. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 1996, 9, 235-238.
Hanson, David J. Drug Prevention Education. In: The Encyclopedia of Education and Encyclopedia of Higher Education on CD-ROM. Oxford, England: Pergamon, 1997.
Hanson, D. J., and Engs, R. C. The alcohol knowledge and drinking myths of a national sample of university students. Journal of College Student Development, 1989.
Hanson, David J., and Engs, Ruth C. The alcohol knowledge and drinking myths of a national sample of university students. Journal of College Student Development, 1989.
Hanson, David J., and Engs, Ruth C. Black College Students' Drinking Patterns. In: Forster, Brenda, and Salloway, Jeff (eds.) The Socio-Cultural Matiix of Alcohol and Drug Abuse. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1990.
Hanson, David J., and Engs, Ruth C. College students' drinking problems: A national study, 1982-1991. Psychological Reports, 1992, 71, 39-42.
Hanson, David J., and Engs, Ruth C. Drinking Behavior: Taking Personal Responsibility. In: Venturelli, Peter J. (Ed.) Drug Use in America: Social, Cultural, and Political Perspectives. Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 1994, pp. 175-181.
Hansen, W. B., and Graham, J. W. Preventing alcohol, marijuana and cigarette use among adolescents. Preventive Medicine, 1991, 20.
Heath, Dwight B. The new temperance movement: Through the looking glass. Drugs & Society, 1989, 3, 143-168.
Hingson, Ralph, Merrigan, Daniel, and Heeren, Timothy. Effects of Massachusetts raising its legal drinking age from 18 to 20 on deaths from teenage homicide, suicide and nontraffic accidents. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 1985, 32, 221-233.
Johnston, Lloyd D, O'Malley, P. M., and Bachman, J. G. National Survey Results on Drug Use from The Monitoring The Future Study, 1975-1997. Washington, DC: National Institute on Drug Abuse, 1998.
Kauhanen, J., et al. Beer bingeing and mortality. British Medical Journal, 1997, 315(7112), 846-847.
Linsky, Arnold S., Colby, Jr., John P., and Straus, Murray A. Drinking norms and alcohol-related problems in the United States. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 1986 , 47, 384-393.
Lolli, Giorgio, Serianni, Emidio, Golder, Grace M., and Luzzatto-Fegiz, Pierpeolo. Alcohol in Italian Culture: Food and Wine in Relation to Sobriety among Italians and Italian Americans. Glencoe, IL: Free Press, 1958.
Lotterhos, J. F., Glover, E. D., Holbert, D., and Barnes, R. C. Intentionality of college students regarding North Carolina's 21-year drinking age law. International Journal of the Addictions, 1988, 23, 629-647.
Liu, X., and Kaplan, H. B. Re-examining gender differences in circumstances surrounding initiation and escalation of binge drinking. The International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 1996, 16(5-6), 26.
Marlatt, G. Alan. Alcohol, expectancy, and emotional states: How drinking patterns may be affected by beliefs about alcohol's effects. Alcohol Health and Research World, 1987, 11, 10-13, 80-81.
McGwin, G. Characteristics of traffic crashes among young, middle-aged, and older drivers. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 1999, 31(3), 181-198.
McKnight, A. J., and McKnight, A. S. The effect of cullular phone use upon driver inattention. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 1993, 25(3), 259-265.
Meilman, P. W., et al. Black college students and binge drinking. Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, 1994, 4, 70-71.
Milgram, G. G. The Facts about Alcohol. Mount Vernon, NY: Consumers Union, 1990.
Mosher, James F. The History of Youthful Drinking Laws: Implications for Current Policy. In: Wechsler, Henry (ed.) Minimum Drinking Age Laws. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1980. pp. 11-38.
Moskowitz, Joel M. The primary prevention of alcohol problems: A critical review of the research literature. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 1989, 50, 54-88.
Moulden, J. V. Alcohol Education: A Long-Term Strategy for Preventing Transportation Accidents. In: Benjamin, T. (Ed.). London and New York: Royal Society of Medicine Services, 1987.
Mulford, Harold A. The Epidemiology of Alcoholism and Its Implications. In: Pattison, E. Mansell and Kaufman, Edward (ed.) Encyclopedic Handbook of Alcoholism. New York: Gardner Press, 1982. pp. 441-457.
Murgoff, , V., White, D., and Phillips, K. Moderating binge drinking. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 1996, 31(6), 577.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Youth Fatal Crash and Alcohol Facts. Washington, D.C.: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1998.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Incidence and Role of Drugs in Fatally Injured Drivers. Washington, D. C.: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1993.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Traffic Safety Facts, 1997: Young Adults. Washington, D.C.: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1998.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Alcohol and Health. Washington, D. C.: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 1997.
Naughton, Jim. Alcohol abuse by athletes poses big problem for colleges: Some educators say that sports programs are a "center of binge drinking." The Chronicle of Higher Education, 1996, 43(4), A47(2).
New York State Division of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse. Alcohol: The Gateway Drug. Albany, NY: New York State Division of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, no date.
Nezlek, John B., et al. Moderation in excess: Binge drinking and social interaction among college students. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 1994, 55(3), 342.
Norman, P., Bennett, P., and Lewis, H. Understanding binge drinking. Health Education Research, 1998, 13(2), 163.
O'Hare, T., Cohen, F. C., and Heerrer, M. V. Comparing the QFI, the retrospective diary, and binge drinking in college first offenders. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1997, 42(3), 40-53.
O'Malley, P. M., et al. Alcohol use among adolescents. Alcohol Health & Research World, 1998, 22(2), 85-93.
Perkins, H. Wesley and Berkowitz, Alan D. Stability and contradiction in college students' drinking following a drinking-age law change. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1989, 35, 60-77.
Perkins, H. Wesley. Confronting Misperceptions of Peer Drug Use Norms Among College Students: An Alternative Approach for Alcohol and Drug Education. In: Peer Prevention Program Implementation Manual. Fort Worth, TX: Texas Christian University, Higher Education Leaders/Peers Network, 1991.
Petica, S. Risks of cellular phone usage in the car and its impact on road safety. Recherche-Transports-Securite, 1993, 37, 45-56.
Pittman, David J. The New Temperance Movement. In: Pittman, David J. and White, Helene R. (ed.) Society, Culture, and Drinking Patterns Reexamined. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies, 1991. pp. 775-790.
Presley, C. A., et al. Alcohol and Drugs on American Campuses: Use, Consequences, and Perceptions of the College Environment. Carbondale, IL: CORE Institute, 1993.
Presley, C. A., Meilman, P. W., Cashin, J. R., and Lyeria, R. Alcohol and Drugs on American College Campuses: Use, Consequences, and Perceptions of the Campus Environment, Vol. IV: 1992-94. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University, 1996.
Presley, C. A., et al. Alcohol and Drugs on American Campuses: A Report to College Presidents. Carbondale, IL: CORE Institute, 1998.
Redelmeier, D. A., and Tibshirani, R. J. Association between cellular telephone calls and motor vehicle collisions. New England Journal of Medicine, 1997, 336(7).
Robin, R. W., Long, J. C., Rasmussen, J. K., Albaugh, B., and Goldman, D. Relationship of binge drinking to alcohol dependence, other psychiatric disorders, and behavioral prombems in an American Indian Tribe. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 1998, 22(2), 518.
Ross, H. L. Confronting Drunk Driving. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1992.
Rubin, S. Binge drinking - a campus killer. The Readers Digest, 1998, (#919), 74. (This is included as an example of the treatment of "binge" drinking in the popular press).
Schulenberg, John, et al. Getting drunk and growing up: Trajectories of frequent binge drinking during the transition to young adulthood. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 1996, 57(3), 289.
Schulenberg, J., et al. Adolescent risk factors for binge drinking during the transition to young adulthood. Developmental Psychology, 1996, 32(4), 654-674.
Sibthorpe, B., Drinkwater, J., Gardner, K., and Bammer, G. Drug use, binge drinking and attempted suicide among homeless and potentially homeless youth. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 1995, 29(2), 248.
Simpson, H. M., and Mayhew, D. R. The Hard Core Drinking Driver. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Traffic Safety Research Foundation, 1991.
Smeaton, G. L., Josiam, B. M., Bharath, M., and Dietrich, U. C.. College students' binge drinking at a beach-front destination during spring break. Journal of American College Health, 1998, 46(6), 247.
Snyder, Charles R. Alcohol and the Jews: A Cultural Study of Drinking and Sobriety. Glencoe, IL: Free Press, 1958.
Spierer, E. Young Drivers and Alcohol: Educational Measures and Programmes. In: Benjamin, T. Ed.). Young Drivers Impaired by Alcohol and Other Drugs. London and New York: Royal Society of Medicine Services, 1987. Pp. 227-235.
Spital, A. Acute renal failure after binge drinking and NSAID use. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 1995, 6(6), 1682.
Sterne, Muriel W., Pittman, David J. and Coe, Thomas. Teenagers, Drinking and the Law: Study of Arrest Trends for Alcohol-Related Offenses. In: Pittman David J. (ed.) Alcoholism. New York: Harper and Row, 1967. Pp. 55-56.
Straus, Robert and Bacon, Selden D. Drinking in College. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1953.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Preliminary Results from the 1997 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse. Washington, DC: SAMSHA, 1998.
Tufts University. A time-honored campus tradition: Binge drinking. Tufts University Diet & Nutrition Letter, 1992, 10(6), 2.
U. S. Department of Education. Drug Prevention Education. Washington, DC: Department of Education, 1988.
Vingilis, E. and Smart, Reginald G. Effects of raising the legal drinking age in Ontario. British Journal of Addiction, 1981, 76, 415-424.
Violanti, J. M., et al. Cellular phones and traffic safety. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 1996, 28, 265-270.
Wechsler, H., Davenport, A., Datal, G., Moeyken, B., and Castillo, S. Health and behavioral consequences of binge drinking in college: A national survey of students at 140 campuses. Journal of the American Medical Association, 1994, 272, 1672-1677.
Wechsler, Henry, Davenport, A., Datal, G., Moeyken, B., and Castillo, S. Health and behavioral consequences of binge drinking in college: A national survey of students at 140 campuses. Journal of the American Medical Association, 1994.
Wechsler, Henry, Davenport, A. E., Dowdall, G. W., Grossman, S. J., and Zanakos, S. I. Binge drinking, tobacco, and illicit durug use and involvement of college students: A survey of students at 140 American colleges. Journal of American College Health, 1997, 45(5), 195.
Wechsler, Henry, Dowdall, G. W., Davenport, A., and Castillo, S. J. Correlates of college student binge drinking. American Journal of Public Health, 1995, 85(7), 921.
Wechsler, Henry, Dowdall, G. W., Davenport, A., and Rimm, E. B. A gender-specific measure of binge drinking among college students. American Journal of Public Health, 1995, 85(7), 982.
Wechsler, Henry, Fulop, M., Padilla, A., Lee, H, and Pagtrick, K. Binge drinking among college students. Journal of American College Health, 1997, 45(6), 273.
Wechsler, Henry, and Isaac, N. "Binge" drinkers at Massachusetts Colleges: Prevalence, drinking style, time trends, and associated problems. Journal of the American Medical Association, 1992, 267, 2929-2931.
Wechsler, Henry, Kuh, G., and Davenport, A. E. Fraternities, sororities, and binge drinking. NASPA Journal, 1996, 33(4), 260.
Wechsler, Henry and McFadden, Mary. Drinking among college students in New England. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 1979, 40, 969-996.
Wechsler, H., et al. Changes in binge drinking and related problems among American college students between 1993-1997: Results of the Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Survey. Journal of American College Health, 1998, 47, 57-68.
Wiener, Carolyn. The Politics of Alcoholism. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, 1981.
Williams, A. F. Drugs in fatally injured young male drivers. Public Health Reports, 1985, 100(1), 19-25.
Williams, Frank G., Kirkman-Liff, Bradford L., and Szivek, Pamela H. College student drinking behaviors before and after changes in state policy. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1990, 35, 12-25.
Need help with an alcohol or drug problem?
Someone at the highly effective St. Jude program can help you.