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Sex Under the Influence By John Bieler
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Introduction Many people use alcohol to “relax” or “loosen up”. Alcohol lowers one’s inhibition, which allows people to feel less guilty about their activities.
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Harvard Study In a study conducted by the Harvard School of Public health, they gathered statistics that showed bingers and frequent bingers are at a much higher risk of engaging in unplanned sexual activity and having unprotected sex than non-binge drinkers.
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Percentages Non-binge Drinkers Bing ers Frequent Bingers Did something they regretted later 14% 37% 63% Forgot where they were or what they did 8% 26% 54% Engaged in unplanned sexual activity 8% 20% 41% Had unprotected sex 4% 10% 22%
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Clearly, alcohol has some negative effects on students’ decision making. Here are some suggestions on how to combat this: Have a plan before going out drinking. Make sure you and your friends know your intentions for the night. If you are sure you do not want to have sex that night, ask your friends to make sure you
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This note was uploaded on 06/21/2011 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Northern Virginia Community College.

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