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The Effect of Energy Drinks on the Urge to Drink Alcohol in Young Adults

McKetin, Rebecca; Coen, Alice

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Background: Recently, Marczinski and colleagues (2013) showed that energy drinks combined with alcohol augment a person's desire to drink more alcohol relative to drinking alcohol alone. The current study replicates the findings of Marczinski and colleagues (2013) using a robust measure of alcohol craving. Methods: Seventy-five participants aged 18 to 30 years were assigned to an alcohol only or alcohol+energy drink condition in a double-blind randomized pre- versus posttest experiment....[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/75124
Source: Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
DOI: 10.1111/acer.12498

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