Unformatted text preview: of the text. Eighty-seven male and female volunteered, but only a final sample of 79 participants was used. All participants had to have some experience with alcohol, and had to fill out questionnaires and an eight item self report scale that measured an individual’s tendency to use alcohol in order to cope with anxiety. The participants answered correctly 99.8% of the time. The results of the test suggest that the test was useful in studying the relationship between alcohol consumption and social anxiety. The frequency of consuming alcohol in order to cope during social situation was found to be associated with the longer latency to respond to words that stimulates a social threat....
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- Fall '10
- Psychology, Test method, Drinking culture