Awareness of binge drinking : an investigation of the levels of awareness of teenagers and young adults in relation to binge drinking

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Byrne, Carol Jennifer
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BA (Hons) in Social Science
Dublin Business School
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This research project investigates the level of awareness that the younger generation have towards binge drinking. The research was carried out using qualitativ methods, and the use of thematic analysis. Semi structured interviews were carried out on six participants. The main results that the research uncovered was a lack of awareness to the main aspects of binge drinking and the problems that may arise as a result of binge drinking. Also the factors that influence young adults to engage in binge drinking. The main conclusions that were drawn from this research was the role that education can play in promoting awareness and help prevent binge drinking among young adults.