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Seung Hee Yang 1 Article
Factors Influencing College Students’ Gambling and Drinking Problem
Seung Hee Yang
STRESS. 2017;25(4):306-316.   Published online December 31, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17547/kjsr.2017.25.4.306
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Background:

The stress and coping of college students are reported to be closely related to gambling and drinking problems. Therefore, in this study was to examine the perceived stress, coping, gambling and drinking problem of college students, and to identify the correlations between variables and factors affecting gambling and drinking problems.

Methods:

The subjects were 220 college students in Northern Gyeonggi area and data was collected using self-reported questionnaires and analyzed using SPSS WIN 21.0 program.

Results:

15.5% of college students group showed high risk of gambling. Among the male group, 50% of male showed normal drinking level, but 45.7% of male indicated dangerous drinking level, and rest 4.3% showed the alcoholic disorder. While the female group showed somewhat different result with the male group. Among them, 73.4% of female showed normal drinking, but 20% of female showed dangerous drinking problems and 6.3% of female had the alcoholic disorder problem. The common factors influencing college students’ gambling and drinking problems were high due to passive stress coping ways.

Conclusions:

College students’ gambling and drinking problems are closely related to stress coping. Therefore, it was found that the stress management program of college students is essential for the prevention and management of gambling problems and drinking problems of college students.


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