Latest Samantha Wells Stories

2013-04-17 12:24:27

-A new study examines the role of the father-son relationship in male-to-male alcohol-related aggression (MMARA). -Findings indicate that negative father-son relationships can play a significant role in fostering young men´s MMARA, particularly when combined with barroom drinking. Alcohol-related aggression is estimated to be involved in half of all assaults globally. In addition, alcohol-related aggression is most likely to occur among young males and usually at a bar or other...

2011-01-18 22:55:48

New research shows that there was a significant difference between perpetrators and victims of male barroom aggression Male violence in bars is something most people have either seen or experienced first hand, and is usually dismissed as an unavoidable or necessary annoyance. After all "boys will be boys." But, a new study released in the April 2011 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, which is currently available at Early View, explores that subject in detail and found...

2008-12-16 18:17:09

Banning drink promotions or happy hour in bars and clubs may result in young people drinking privately before going to clubs, Canadian researchers said. Lead author Dr. Samantha Wells of the Center for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto said many young bar-goers avoid paying high alcohol prices in bars by pre-drinking and this intense and ritualized activity among young adults may result in harmful consequences. Pre-drinking or pre-gaming involves planned heavy drinking, usually at...

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