Assessing Associations Between Personality Traits And Protective Behavioural Strategies Among Young Female University Students
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Dr. Sinéad Moylett currently works at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge. Her research interests are in health communication and information, public health and disease progression. Her current project aims to build a cohort of individuals with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and a non-DLB disease dementia control to conduct a detailed examination of the disease characteristics, the individual’s course throughout the healthcare system, and disease outcomes.

                       

Assessing Associations Between Personality Traits And Protective Behavioural Strategies Among Young Female University Students

The study focused on examining the use of "Protective Behavioral Strategies (PBS)" among young female university students. The body of research assessing PBS has been growing in recent times as they can be utilized to help individuals be more responsible and, therefore, safer when drinking. PBS are cognitive-behavioral strategies, such as alternating between water and alcoholic drinks, setting a limit on the number of drinks consumed, or using a designated driver, that can help individuals to reduce their alcohol consumption....

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