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Predictors and psychological pathways for binge drinking among South African men

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dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-26 en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-26T15:22:07Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-26T15:22:07Z
dc.date.issued 2018-06-26 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/12370
dc.description.abstract The objective of the study was to develop targeted interventions for high-risk drinkers among South African men, we assessed whether sociodemographic factors and history of childhood sexual abuse predicted binge drinking at six-month follow-up assessment and their psychological pathways according to the extended Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA). Survey responses with a sample of 1181 South African men from randomly selected neighbourhoods in Eastern Cape Province were collected at baseline and six-month follow-up. Multiple logistic regression analysis examined the baseline predictors of binge drinking. Serial multiple mediation analysis examined the psychological pathways. Age (OR = 1.03, 95% CI: 1.01, 1.05), religious participation (OR = .73, CI: .65, .82) and history of childhood sexual abuse (OR = 1.82, CI: 1.32, 2.51) were significant predictors of binge drinking. Predictions of religious participation and history of childhood sexual abuse were partially mediated through attitude, subjective norm, descriptive norm and intention to binge drinking. South African men with childhood sexual abuse experience and low religious participation were at higher risk for binge drinking. The extended TRA model explains the associations of these factors to binge drinking and can contribute to the design and evaluation of interventions. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.subject DRINKING BEHAVIOUR en
dc.subject ALCOHOL ABUSE en
dc.subject MEN en
dc.subject RISK REDUCTION en
dc.title Predictors and psychological pathways for binge drinking among South African men en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.Volume 33(6) en
dc.BudgetYear 2018/19 en
dc.ResearchGroup Human and Social Development en
dc.SourceTitle Psychology & Health en
dc.ArchiveNumber 10433 en
dc.PageNumber 810-826 en
dc.outputnumber 9399 en
dc.bibliographictitle Zhang, J., Jemmott, J.B., Icard, L.D., Heeren, A., Ngwane, Z., Makiwane, M. & O'Leary, A. (2018) Predictors and psychological pathways for binge drinking among South African men. <i>Psychology & Health</i>. 33(6):810-826. en
dc.publicationyear 2018 en
dc.contributor.author1 Zhang, J. en
dc.contributor.author2 Jemmott, J.B. en
dc.contributor.author3 Icard, L.D. en
dc.contributor.author4 Heeren, A. en
dc.contributor.author5 Ngwane, Z. en
dc.contributor.author6 Makiwane, M. en
dc.contributor.author7 O'Leary, A. en


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