An examination of the utility of server intervention to reduce alcohol-related problems in college students

Rob Turrisi, Bev Nicholson, James Jaccard

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College student alcohol-related problems are a major social issue. Past research has revealed that server intervention can have a positive impact on excessive alcohol consumption and driving under the influence of alcohol. The present study is an examination of bar owners and college students' attitudes and beliefs about server intervention policies. The findings reveal group differences in acceptance and rejection of the policies. The findings are discussed with respect to change efforts geared toward alcohol service establishments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)622-638
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Applied Social Psychology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1999


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Psychology

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