Biological Consequences of Binge Drinking Scale

Biological Consequences of Binge Drinking Scale
Perceptions of the physiological effects of alcohol
Perceived Biological Consequences of Binge Drinking Scale
Boudreau‚ Matthew. 2013
Binge drinking: consuming at least 4-5 alcoholic drinks in a single occasion.
Moderate drinking: One drink an hour‚ no more than 2-3 drinks per day.
Adolescent: 10-19 year olds
1) Consuming alcohol in moderation is beneficial for the physical health of an 18-22 year old.
2) Alcohol is an addictive drug
3) The adolescent brain is more susceptible to damage from binge drinking than a fully developed adult brain.
4) The human brain is still in the process of development in the ages of typical college student (18-22).
5) Binge drinking 1-2 times per week can have a negative effect on a young adult’s learning and memory function.
6) Young adults who abuse alcohol are more likely to have higher levels of self-rated anxiety and depression.
Strongly Disagree‚ Disagree‚ Unsure‚ Agree‚ Strongly Agree
This instrument can be found at:

Boudreau‚ Matthew‚ “College Student’s Alcohol Consumption Habits‚ Perceptions‚ Readiness to Change and Exposure to a Brief Information Based Intervention” (2013). Psychology Honors Papers. Paper 41.