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health psychology 11/03 Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by

Health psychology class

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.

Social engine­ering approaches

Taxes on alcohol
Raising the legal drinking age
restri­cting alcohol advert­isement
penalizing drunk driving
streng­thening federal focus on the problem

Factors associated with successful treatment:

identify factors in enviro­nment
modifying those factors

Interv­entions that incorp­orate these factors have a 40%

preven­tative efforts

encourage adoles­cents to avoid drinking altogether
control drinking problems before they become entrenched

prevention programs

The programs enhance one's self efficacy, which may enable them to resist social pressure to drink. Additi­onally, the programs may change social norms. They are also low-cost for low income areas.

benefits of moderate alcohol consum­ption: