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Pre-Drinking Is a Risky Way to Begin an Evening out

(11/13/2012)

Pre-Drinking Is a Risky Way to Begin an Evening out
ScienceDaily

November 8, 2012

Previous research from the U.S. and the U.K. has shown that "pre-drinking" or "frontloading" often leads to heavy drinking by young people in public settings and can lead to greater harm. Pre-drinking typically occurs in locations where low-cost alcohol that is usually bought off-premise is consumed, rapidly and in large quantities. A study using Swiss data has found that pre-drinking, when combined with on-premise drinking, leads to almost twice as much drinking and negative outcomes.

View the full article here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121108181905.htm


Keywords: pre-drinking, risky, evening out, young people



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