AOD Facts & Research

Quick facts

A Snapshot of Annual High-Risk College Drinking Consequences, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2013. 

Snapshots on Underage and College Drinking, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2013. 

Effects of Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC). Center for Disease Control and Prevention.  2013.

General information

Alcohol: Just the Facts. Princeton University, 2012.

Correia, Christopher J., James G. Murphy, and Nancy P. Barnett. 2012. College Student Alcohol Abuse: A Guide to Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 

Vander Ven, Thomas. 2011. Getting Wasted: Why College Students Drink Too Much and Party So Hard. New York: New York UP. 

Alcohol and sex

Abbey, Antonia. 2011. “Alcohol’s role in sexual violence perpetration: Theoretical explanations, existing evidence and future directions.Drug and Alcohol Review 30(5): 481-489. 

Lindgren, K. P., D. W. Pantalone, M. A. Lewis, and W. H. George. 2009. “College students’ perceptions about alcohol and consensual sexual behavior: Alcohol leads to sex.” Journal of Drug Education, 39(1): 1-21. 

Wade, Lisa, and Caroline Heldman. 2012. “Hooking Up and Opting Out.” In Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes throughout Our Lives. New York: New York UP. 

Alcohol, health, and safety

Alcohol and Public Health. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013. 

Barry, Adam E., Michael L. Stellefson, Anna K. Piazza-Gardner, Beth H. Chaney, and Virginia Dodd. 2013. “The impact of pregaming on subsequent blood alcohol concentrations: An event-level analysis.Addictive Behaviors 38:2374-77. 

Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol with Medicines, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2013.

Hingson, Ralph W., Wenxing Zha, Ronald J. Iannotti, and Bruce Simons-Morton. 2013. “Physician advice to adolescents about drinking and other health behaviors.Pediatrics 131(2):249-57.

Hingson, Ralph, Timothy Heeren, Michael Winter, and Henry Wechsler. 2005. “Magnitude of alcohol-related mortality and morbidity among US college students ages 18–24: Changes from 1998 to 2001.Public Health 26:259-79. 

Martin, C. S., Earleywine, M., Musty, R. E., Perrine, M. W. and Swift, R. M. 1993. “Development and validation of the biphasic alcohol effects scale.” Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 17:140–146. 

Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and Your Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2013. 

Roehrs, Timothy and Thomas Roth. 2013. “Sleep, sleepiness, and alcohol use.”  National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Silveri, Marisa M. 2012. “Adolescent brain development and underage drinking in the United States: Identifying risks of alcohol use in college populations.” Harvard Review of Psychiatry 20(4):189-200.

Wagenaar, Alexander C., and Traci L. Toomey. 2002. “Effects of minimum drinking age laws: Review and analyses of the literature from 1960 to 2000.” Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 14:206-25.

Addiction – information on drug and alcohol addiction and recovery programs

Other drugs

Farah, Martha J., Caroline Haimm, Geena Sankoorikal, and Anjan Chatterjee. 2009. “When we enhance cognition with Adderall, do we sacrifice creativity? A preliminary study.Psychopharmacology 202:541-547. 

Trusted websites – Above the Influence – National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers – National Institute on Drug Abuse – National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens – Rehabilitation center locator – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism