Title

The "Imaginary Audience," Self-handicapping, and Drinking Patterns among College Students

Abstract

A study of 80 midwestern college students indicated that higher scores on Lapsley's 1990 Imaginary Audience scale were associated with lower grades, greater use of immature self-handicapping strategies, and several negative consequences associated with drinking alcohol.

Department(s)

Psychological Science

Comments

Frances M. Montgomery published as Frances M. Haemmerlie

Keywords and Phrases

Achievement; Adolescent; Adult; Control; Defense Mechanism; Drinking Behavior; Ego Development; Female; Human; Imagination; Male; Middle Aged; Personality Test; Psychological Aspect; Self Concept; Social Environment; Student; Alcohol Drinking; Internal-External Control; Personality Development; Personality Inventory

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

332941

Document Type

Article - Journal

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 1996 Ammons Scientific Ltd, All rights reserved.


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