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dc.contributor.advisorPiasecki, Thomas Michaeleng
dc.contributor.authorRobertson, Brandon M., 1982-eng
dc.date.issued2010eng
dc.date.submitted2010 Summereng
dc.descriptionTitle from PDF of title page (University of Missouri--Columbia, viewed on Aug. 19, 2010).eng
dc.descriptionThe entire thesis text is included in the research.pdf file; the official abstract appears in the short.pdf file; a non-technical public abstract appears in the public.pdf file.eng
dc.descriptionThesis advisor: Dr. Thomas M. Piasecki.eng
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references.eng
dc.descriptionM.A. University of Missouri--Columbia 2010.eng
dc.descriptionDissertations, Academic -- University of Missouri--Columbia -- Psychology.eng
dc.description.abstractIndividual differences in hangover deserve study because they could be markers of important traits or processes such as loss of control, impulsivity, tolerance, or acute inflammatory responses. The Hangover Symptoms Scale (HSS) was developed to assess the frequency of 13 hangover-like symptoms experienced after drinking in the past year (Slutske et al., 2003). Cross-sectional analyses in a sample of college drinkers (Slutske et al., 2003) showed preliminary evidence for the validity of the HSS. The current investigation extended this work by examining the predictive validity of the HSS in two ecological momentary assessment (EMA) studies (Ns = 129 and 404) focused on alcohol use among smokers and nonsmokers. In both studies, participants carried electronic diaries in their natural environments to track their daily experiences. Each morning, the diary assessed any drinking behaviors from the prior night, the presence of hangover that morning, and current levels of hangover symptoms. Adjusting for sex and number of drinks in the episode, the HSS predicted diary endorsement of hangover (OR = 1.13, 95% CI = 1.09-1.18) in the larger sample only. A variety of analyses assessing whether the HSS identifies individuals who are especially susceptible to hangover produced mixed results. Findings are discussed in terms of their implications for the practical use of HSS scores in hangover research, the interpretation of HSS correlates, and the need to develop additional measures of individual differences in hangover susceptibility to advance hangover research.eng
dc.format.extentvi, 68 pageseng
dc.identifier.merlinb80707415eng
dc.identifier.oclc682678051eng
dc.identifier.otherRobertsonB-080210-T636eng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/9284eng
dc.publisherUniversity of Missouri--Columbiaeng
dc.relation.ispartof2010 Freely available theses (MU)eng
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri-Columbia. Graduate School. Theses and Dissertations. Theses. 2010 Theseseng
dc.subjecthangover scaleeng
dc.subject.lcshAlcohol -- Physiological effecteng
dc.subject.lcshDrinking of alcoholic beverages -- Psychological aspectseng
dc.subject.lcshTobacco -- Physiological effecteng
dc.subject.lcshSmoking -- Psychological aspectseng
dc.subject.lcshDrugs -- Psychological aspectseng
dc.titleValidity of the hangover symptoms scale: evidence from two diary studieseng
dc.typeThesiseng
thesis.degree.disciplinePsychology (MU)eng
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Missouri--Columbiaeng
thesis.degree.levelMasterseng
thesis.degree.nameM.A.eng


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