Students At Risk Of Being Marked On By Peers Due To Alcohol Poisoning: An Exploratory Study

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Christopher Seitz PhD., Assistant Professor (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: This study explored the behavior of bystanders at parties who use markers to draw on intoxicated college students who show symptoms of alcohol poisoning, rather than helping those students. Half (50%) of the study’s 111 students reported being at a party where an intoxicated college student was drawn on with markers while passed out. The most common sign of alcohol poisoning observed was that the person could not be roused (63%). The most common location of drawings was the face (89%) and common items drawn were genitals (59%) and profanity (45%). The personal and legal ramifications of this is discussed.

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Seitz, Christopher M.; Orsini, Muhsin Michael; Davoren, Martin P. 2017 STUDENTS AT RISK OF BEING MARKED ON BY PEERS DUE TO ALCOHOL POISONING: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY. The Free Library (September, 22), Publisher version of record available at: +ALCOHOL...-a0536388692
Language: English
Date: 2017
college students, binge drinking, alcohol poisoning,

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