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Type d personality, alcohol dependence, and drinking motives in the general population.
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PMID:  23200157     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
ABSTRACT. Objective: The current study had two key aims: (a) to determine if Type D personality (the synergistic effect of negative affect and social inhibition) is associated with alcohol consumption in social drinkers and (b) to examine if this relationship is mediated by drinking motives. Method: In a cross-sectional study, 862 participants (206 men, 656 women, mean age 26.1 years) completed the Type D Personality Scale, the Drinking Motives Questionnaire, and the Severity of Alcohol Dependence Questionnaire. Results: Correlation analysis revealed that Type D personality was significantly and positively correlated with alcohol dependence (r = .11, p < .001). In addition, regression analyses demonstrated that this relationship was fully mediated by coping and conformity drinking motives. Conclusions: The present study has identified a positive relationship between Type D personality and alcohol dependence in the general population. We have also shown that this relationship is mediated by coping and conformity drinking motives. (J. Stud. Alcohol Drugs, 74, 120-124, 2013).
Gillian Bruce; Cindy Curren; Lynn Williams
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs     Volume:  74     ISSN:  1938-4114     ISO Abbreviation:  J Stud Alcohol Drugs     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101295847     Medline TA:  J Stud Alcohol Drugs     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  120-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
School of Social Sciences, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, United Kingdom.
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