Dr wechsler is a lecturer in the department of society, human development, and health at the harvard school of public health in boston, massachusetts he was the principal investigator of the school's college alcohol study (cas) during its existence. Dialogues: an argument rhetoric and reader binge drinking must be stopped, by henry wechsler child care for college students, by froma harrop. Purpose: is to compare and contrast two articles: binge drinking must be stopped written by henry wechsler and child care for colleges students written by froma harrop to decide which is more convincing. The article binge drinking must be stopped by wechsler (2002) discusses the extreme manner in which college student engage in binge drinking wechsler bases his arguments on increased frequency of drinking amongst students irrespective of the serious side effects of such habits.
A comparison of the article binge drinking must be stopped by henry wechsler and child care for colleges students by froma harrop. Drinking and driving involves the continued or compulsive use of alcohol drinks while operating a car drinking and driving also has many effects one of the most common is death, it can also cause legal and family binge drinking was rated the number one health risk to teens in the united states. Description dialogues represents argument not as a battle to be won, but as a process of dialogue and deliberation-the exchange of opinions and ideas-among people with different values and perspectives.
Binge drinking has remained level at 44 percent among college students for 10 years, according to wechsler's most recent study in 2001 you'd have a significant increase in crashes [if the drinking age were lowered,] said laura dawson, president of the madd northern virginia chapter. If you're ready to stop drinking and willing to get the support you need, you can recover from alcoholism and alcohol abuse—no matter how heavy your most people with alcohol problems do not decide to make a big change out of the blue or transform their drinking habits overnight. - binge drinking binge drinking results from a student's submission to peer pressure, the lack of outside - causes and effects of binge drinking in many of the colleges and universities today - comparing two articles on teen binge drinking the article how to manage teen drinking (the.
Henry wechsler's 127 research works with 18,128 citations and 22,405 reads, including: alcohol-related vehicular death rates for college students in the commonwealth of virginia henry wechsler. When you play drinking games, you can binge drink without realizing it fueled by large amounts of alcohol and the win-lose aspect of the game itself, a lot of players may unthinkingly act in dominating ways, even toward a date or friend whom they've never acted out of line with before, says. First, a definition, binge drinking is defined as more than five drinks in one sitting for men and four for women (niaaa) apparently henry wechsler of the harvard school of public health has done considerable research on college-aged binge drinkers as evidenced by the literature authored by him. Binge drinking is defined as drinking five or more drinks in a row one or more times during a two-week period for men, and four or more drinks in in 1993, henry wechsler of the harvard school of public health, conducted a nationwide study of almost 18,000 college students and their alcohol use.
10 hoover, e binge drinking: henry wechsler has defined the student drinking problem note: in this article henry wechsler incorrectly claimed that most students underestimate the wechsler, henry, et al binge drinking among college students: a comparison of california with other states. According to a recent study by henry wechsler and his colleagues at the harvard school of public health, the best predictor of college binge drinking is adoption studies of alcoholic's children have uncovered even if adopted at birth, if a child's biological parents were alcoholics, they are more likely. Henry wechsler and froma harrop condemn the issue of binge drinking among students and agree on its negative effects, they suggest different solutions to tackle it in different manner however, wechsler's article appears to me to be more convincing than harrop's due to a variety of reliable evidence, his high standing in the academic community.
While the percentage of students binge drinking increases with each grade, the biggest single increase —from eight to 24 percent—occurs between grades 8 and 9 that jump tells us that a significant number of kids are starting really young, says edward adlaf, coauthor of the study. Demark k blue english 0104 deana johnson september 14, 2014 binge drinking comparison essay in the articles taking up binge drinking in college: the influences of person, social group, and environment by elissa r weitzman, toben f nelson, and henry wechsler and environment. Children who take the wisc are scored by comparing their performance to other test takers of the same age it is measured by the verbal subtests of the wisc wechsler himself did not divide overall intelligence into these two types the definition of fluid and crystallized intelligence as two major.