JiscMail Logo
Email discussion lists for the UK Education and Research communities

Help for SPORT-MED Archives


SPORT-MED Archives

SPORT-MED Archives


SPORT-MED@JISCMAIL.AC.UK


View:

Message:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Topic:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Author:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

Font:

Proportional Font

LISTSERV Archives

LISTSERV Archives

SPORT-MED Home

SPORT-MED Home

SPORT-MED  January 2012

SPORT-MED January 2012

Options

Subscribe or Unsubscribe

Subscribe or Unsubscribe

Log In

Log In

Get Password

Get Password

Subject:

DRUG ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE: ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM TREATMENT : EDUCATION: COLLEGE: STUDENTS : INTERNET: SOCIAL NETWORKS AND SOCIAL NETWORKING: Social Media May Help Identify College Drinking Problems

From:

"David P. Dillard" <[log in to unmask]>

Reply-To:

To support research in sports medicine <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Sun, 29 Jan 2012 11:32:56 -0500

Content-Type:

TEXT/PLAIN

Parts/Attachments:

Parts/Attachments

TEXT/PLAIN (307 lines)

.

.

DRUG ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE: ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM TREATMENT :

EDUCATION: COLLEGE: STUDENTS :

INTERNET: SOCIAL NETWORKS AND SOCIAL NETWORKING:

Social Media May Help Identify College Drinking Problems


.

.


Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2011 16:14:32 -0400
From: "NIH OLIB (NIH/OD)" <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject:  Social Media May Help Identify College Drinking Problems

.

.


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH NIH News

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/

.

.


For Immediate Release: Monday, October 3, 2011

.

.


CONTACT:

NIAAA Press Office

301-443-3860

e-mail:

[log in to unmask]

.

.


SOCIAL MEDIA MAY HELP IDENTIFY COLLEGE DRINKING PROBLEMS

.

.


College students who post references to getting drunk, blacking out, or 
other aspects of dangerous drinking on social networking sites are more 
likely to have clinically significant alcohol problems than students who 
do not post such references, according to a study supported by the 
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the 
National Institutes of Health.


Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of 
Washington, Seattle, examined public Facebook profiles of more than 300 
undergraduate students at those universities.  The researchers divided the 
profiles into three categories: those that had no alcohol references; 
those that had alcohol references but no references to intoxication or 
problem drinking; and those that included references to "being drunk," 
"getting wasted," or other problem drinking behaviors.  They also invited 
the profile owners to complete an online version of the Alcohol Use 
Disorders Identification Test, or AUDIT, a screening tool that clinicians 
use to measure problem drinking.


"We found that underage college students who referenced dangerous drinking 
habits, such as intoxication or blacking out, were more likely to have 
AUDIT scores that indicate problem drinking or alcohol-related injury," 
says first author Megan A. Moreno, M.D., assistant professor of adolescent 
medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and 
Public Health. An AUDIT score of 8 or higher indicates an individual is at 
risk for problem drinking.  The three groups in the study had average 
AUDIT scores of 4.7, 6.7, and 9.5, respectively.


Dr. Moreno and her colleagues note that, because many students do not seek 
routine or preventive health care at student health centers, innovative 
approaches are needed to identify college students who are at risk for 
problem drinking.


"Underage college students and adolescents frequently display references 
to alcohol on Facebook," says Dr. Moreno. "Our study suggests that parents 
and college health care providers who note references to problem drinking 
on the Facebook profiles of adolescents should consider discussing 
drinking habits with their children and patients."


"This interesting finding indicates that social networking sites may be a 
useful tool in the ongoing search for ways to identify and intervene with 
college students who are at risk for alcohol use problems," adds NIAAA 
Acting Director Kenneth R. Warren, Ph.D.


A report of the findings appears online in the Archives of Pediatric and 
Adolescent Medicine.  The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of 
Child Health and Human Development, part of the NIH, also provided support 
for the study.


To interview Dr. Megan Moreno of the University of Wisconsin-Madison 
School of Medicine and Public Health, contact Mike Klawitter at

608-265-8199

or

e:mail:

[log in to unmask]

.

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, part of the 
National Institutes of Health, is the primary U.S. agency for conducting 
and supporting research on the causes, consequences, prevention, and 
treatment of alcohol abuse, alcoholism, and alcohol problems. NIAAA also 
disseminates research findings to general, professional, and academic 
audiences. Additional alcohol research information and publications are 
available at

.

http://www.niaaa.nih.gov

.

About the National Institutes of Health (NIH): NIH, the nation's medical 
research agency, includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of 
the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIH is the primary 
federal agency conducting and supporting basic, clinical, and 
translational medical research, and is investigating the causes, 
treatments, and cures for both common and rare diseases. For more 
information about NIH and its programs, visit

.

http://www.nih.gov

.

.

.

-----------

.

.

.

REFERENCE:

.

.

.


Associations Between Displayed Alcohol References on Facebook
and Problem Drinking Among College Students
Megan A. Moreno, et al.
Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
(October 3, 2011)

.

.

.


##

.

.

.


This NIH News Release is available online at:

http://www.nih.gov/news/health/oct2011/niaaa-03.htm


.

.

.




Sincerely,
David Dillard
Temple University
(215) 204 - 4584
[log in to unmask]
http://daviddillard.businesscard2.com
Net-Gold
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/net-gold
Index: http://tinyurl.com/myxb4w
http://listserv.temple.edu/archives/net-gold.html
http://groups.google.com/group/net-gold?hl=en
General Internet & Print Resources
http://guides.temple.edu/general-internet
COUNTRIES
http://guides.temple.edu/general-country-info
EMPLOYMENT
http://guides.temple.edu/EMPLOYMENT
TOURISM
http://guides.temple.edu/tourism
DISABILITIES
http://guides.temple.edu/DISABILITIES
INDOOR GARDENING
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/IndoorGardeningUrban/
Educator-Gold
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Educator-Gold/
K12ADMINLIFE
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/K12AdminLIFE/
THE COLLEGE LEARNING CENTER
http://tinyurl.com/yae7w79
Nina Dillard's Photographs on Net-Gold
http://tinyurl.com/36qd2o
and also http://gallery.me.com/neemers1
http://www.flickr.com/photos/neemers/
Net-Gold Membership Required to View Photos
Twitter: davidpdillard



Bushell, R. & Sheldon, P. (eds),
Wellness and Tourism: Mind, Body, Spirit,
Place, New York: Cognizant Communication Books.
Wellness Tourism: Bibliographic and Webliographic Essay
David P. Dillard
http://tinyurl.com/p63whl
http://tinyurl.com/ou53aw



INDOOR GARDENING
Improve Your Chances for Indoor Gardening Success
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/IndoorGardeningUrban/
http://groups.google.com/group/indoor-gardening-and-urban-gardening



SPORT-MED
https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/sport-med.html
http://groups.google.com/group/sport-med
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sports-med/
http://listserv.temple.edu/archives/sport-med.html



HEALTH DIET FITNESS RECREATION SPORTS TOURISM
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/healthrecsport/
http://groups.google.com/group/healthrecsport
http://healthrecsport.jiglu.com/
http://listserv.temple.edu/archives/health-recreation-sports-tourism.html

.

.

Please Ignore All Links to JIGLU
in search results for Net-Gold and related lists.
The Net-Gold relationship with JIGLU has
been terminated by JIGLU and these are dead links.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Net-Gold/message/30664
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/healthrecsport/message/145

.

.

Top of Message | Previous Page | Permalink

JiscMail Tools


RSS Feeds and Sharing


Advanced Options


Archives

March 2020
February 2020
December 2019
September 2019
July 2019
June 2019
April 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
December 2008
October 2008
September 2008
May 2008
February 2008
November 2007
October 2007
August 2007
June 2007
May 2007
March 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004
September 2004
August 2004
July 2004
June 2004
April 2004
March 2004
February 2004
January 2004
December 2003
November 2003
October 2003
September 2003
August 2003
July 2003
June 2003
May 2003
April 2003
March 2003
February 2003
January 2003
December 2002
November 2002
October 2002
August 2002
July 2002
June 2002
April 2002
March 2002
February 2002
November 2001
October 2001
September 2001
August 2001
July 2001
June 2001
May 2001
April 2001
February 2001
January 2001
December 2000
November 2000
October 2000
September 2000
August 2000
July 2000
June 2000
May 2000
April 2000
March 2000
February 2000
January 2000
December 1999
November 1999
October 1999
September 1999
August 1999
July 1999
June 1999
May 1999
April 1999
March 1999
February 1999
January 1999
December 1998
November 1998
October 1998
September 1998


JiscMail is a Jisc service.

View our service policies at https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/policyandsecurity/ and Jisc's privacy policy at https://www.jisc.ac.uk/website/privacy-notice

Secured by F-Secure Anti-Virus CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager