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Personality and Drinking Motives:Delving into the Alcohol Consumption of Young Adults

Evaluation of the connections between personality variables as predictors towards the drinking behavior in adults. Exploration of associations between the Big Five Factor model of personality traits – extraversion, neuroticism and conscientiousness and the model stating predisposed susceptibilities to alcohol use and misuse. Based on the different personality aspects observed in individuals, strong links were displayed with drinking motives in adults. Drinking motives, positive or negative, and the subsequent existing alcohol use and exploitation, seen in young adults, was further assessed

Author(s): Anuja Upadhya

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