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Gender and impulsivity differences in licit substance use.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9494954     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Gender differences in ratings of impulsivity have shown increased impulsivity in men. Research also suggests higher impulsivity is correlated with increased use of alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine. In a large sample of young adults (N = 332), self-report data were collected on licit substance use and impulsivity/nonconformity. Among men, significant differences were found between higher and lower impulsivity groups for alcohol and caffeine use but not for nicotine use. Among women, significant differences were found between higher and lower impulsivity groups for alcohol and nicotine use but not for caffeine use. The data suggest the importance of recognizing gender differences in the relationship between personality factors and licit substance use.
Authors:
T L Waldeck; L S Miller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of substance abuse     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0899-3289     ISO Abbreviation:  J Subst Abuse     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-05-21     Completed Date:  1998-05-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9001404     Medline TA:  J Subst Abuse     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  269-75     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens 30602-3013, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Alcohol Drinking / psychology*
Caffeine / administration & dosage*
Central Nervous System Stimulants / administration & dosage*
Female
Humans
Impulsive Behavior*
Male
Sex Factors
Smoking / psychology*
Social Conformity
Substance-Related Disorders / psychology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Central Nervous System Stimulants; 58-08-2/Caffeine

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