Drinking Behaviour Associated With Differential Attentional and Behavioural Approach Versus Avoidance Responses
Poster Session VI - Board: VI-
Friday, May 28, 2010, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
APS Exhibit Hall
The present study assesses student drinkers’ selective attention and behavioural action tendencies towards alcohol cues. Drinking behaviour was associated with different patterns of approach and avoidance in the behavioural and attentional domains. This suggests that they reflect functionally distinct processes, which may have an interactive contribution to drinking behaviour.
Subject Area: Clinical
Keywords: Substance Abuse