pshy - Jeffrey Cox Lewis M A Phillippi J Neighbors C(2007...

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Jeffrey Cox November 25, 2008 Lewis, M. A., Phillippi, J., & Neighbors, C. (2007). Morally based self-esteem, drinking motives, and alcohol use among college students. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 21 (3), 398- 403. The article “Morally based self-esteem, drinking motives, and alcohol use among college studentts” describes the relationship between self-esteem and the motives by which people use as reasons to drink. The researchers hypothesized that students with more moral self-esteem will abstain from drinking alcohol more than students with lower self-esteem. The research was gathered with a survey issued to a psychology class. The researchers wanted to know if having more moral self-esteem would cause a person to drink less. The key variables in the experiment where; how much a person drinks, the motives people use to drink and the subject’s moral self-esteem. The amount a participant drank was the dependent variable and their moral self-esteem was the independent variable. Moral self-esteem
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