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Predictors of alcohol consumption on dates and sense of intimacy

Ip, Sonia; Heubeck, Bernd


The drinking culture in Western societies infiltrates many aspects of life, including early romantic relationships. This study investigated factors that predict drinking on dates and the impact of date drinking on feelings of intimacy. Regression analyses of questionnaire data revealed that expectancies, general drinking tendencies, and partner's drinking as well as their interactions with gender and ethnicity contributed to explaining alcohol consumption on dates. Intimacy was significantly...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Personal Relationships
DOI: 10.1111/pere.12115


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