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Social drinking in a simulated tavern: an experimental analysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6510218     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Five groups of five male social drinkers, who frequently drank with one another, were observed during a 30-min drinking period in an experimental tavern. Audio/video tapes of each session were rated by two observers for onset and duration of drinking and talking using a computer scoring system. Drinking was found to follow a negatively accelerating function, with session intakes correlated with reported weekly drinking. Group talking was found to increase during the session, supporting previous reports of increased socialization following drinking. Drinking patterns and intakes were found to be comparable to some of the observations from naturalistic tavern settings suggesting that the simulated tavern is an appropriate environment in which to study drinking consequences.
H H Samson; K Fromme
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Drug and alcohol dependence     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0376-8716     ISO Abbreviation:  Drug Alcohol Depend     Publication Date:  1984 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-01-31     Completed Date:  1985-01-31     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7513587     Medline TA:  Drug Alcohol Depend     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  141-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Alcohol Drinking*
Alcoholic Intoxication / psychology
Peer Group
Social Behavior
Social Environment*
Social Facilitation
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