Unformatted text preview: o FHP [family history positive] (Alcoholic Parent) -> Excitement Seeking -> Drink More -> More Alcohol Problems • Pathways to Alcohol Problems [Diagram] o Parental problems, offspring personality, alcohol expectancies and alcohol use and abuse • Alcohol Expectancies and avoidant styles of coping o Avoidant style = maladaptive “emotion-focused” coping. o [Diagram] An avoidant style of coping (emotion focused) is associated with drinking to cope for those who also think that alcohol has many positive effects. • REVIEW!!! o If you have a family history of alcoholism, this associates to likelihood of social deviance, which in turn, related to likelihood of developing alcoholic problems....
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- Spring '08
- Alcoholic beverage, FHP, alcohol problems, alcohol expectancies