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target college student between the ages of 18-22.Some of these student are from home were one are both parents may be alcoholics so it seem normal to carry on the same trend. For many student this will be the first time leaving home and is now faced with peer pressure, however thatis not an excuse to be an alcoholic.“Maladaptive perfectionist reported significantly higher levels of stress and drinking to cope thanadaptive perfectionists and nonperfectionists”. (Rice & Van Arsdale 2010)As school work gets more challenging and the student becomes stressed it is easy to drink their problem away. The prevalence of drinking ranges from social drinking to heavy drinking.”In 2013, 59.4 % of full time student ages 18-24 drank alcohol in the past month compared to 50.6% of other persons of the same age. In 2013,12.7% of college student ages 18-22,engage in heavy drinking(5 or more drinks in an accession on 5 or more occasion per month) in the past compared with 9.3% of other person of the same age”.(NIAAA,2015)
ALCOHOLISM AND COLLEGE STUDENT 4It is also proven that college male student who are habitual drinkers are at risk for using drugs (prescription and illicit) and will also demonstrates sexual promiscuity and gambling. According to Pedrelli et al (2011), “Female compulsive drinking increases the risk of compulsive street drugand compulsive sexual activities”.The college student may face several consequences as a result of alcohol use; motor vehicle accidents, rape, assault, academic failure, tardiness, broken relationship, loss of employment and death.”1825 college student between the ages of 18-22 die from alcohol related injuries includingmotor vehicle crashes ,9700 student report experiencing alcohol related sexual assault or date rape”.(NIAAA,2015)Alcohol, like all other element that weakens the nervous system may alter his or her sleep patternwhich contributes to sleep related issue like insomnia and sleep apnea. It can also create medical