Poor executive cognitive functioning (ECF) is associated with a variety of alcohol-related problems, however, it is not known whether poor ECF precedes the onset of heavy drinking. Establishing the temporal precedence of poor ECF may have implications for our understanding of the development of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). The present study tests associations between early-adolescent ECF and young-adult risky drinking and alcohol-related problems in a prospective study of youth followed to young adulthood.
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- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2017Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 29-36)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Psychology