The problem of college drinking: Insights from a developmental perspective

John Schulenberg, Jennifer L. Maggs, Stephen W. Long, Kenneth J. Sher, Heather J. Gotham, John S. Baer, Daniel R. Kivlahan, G. Alan Marlatt, Robert A. Zucker

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This article represents the proceedings of a symposium at the 2000 RSA Meeting in Denver, Colorado. John Schulenberg and Jennifer L. Maggs were Organizers. Stephen W. Long was Chair and provided opening remarks. The presentations were: (1) I'm not a drunk, just a college student: Binge drinking during college as a developmental disturbance, by John Schulenberg; (2) Course of alcohol use disorders during college, by Kenneth J. Sher; (3) How do students experience alcohol and its effects? Positive versus negative expectancies and consequences, by Jennifer L. Maggs; and (4) Brief intervention in the context of developmental trends in college drinking, by G. Alan Marlatt. Critique and commentary were provided by Robert A. Zucker.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)473-477
Number of pages5
JournalAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Toxicology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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