The "Imaginary Audience," Self-handicapping, and Drinking Patterns among College Students
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.
Montgomery, R., Montgomery, F. H., & Zoellner, S. (1996). The "Imaginary Audience," Self-handicapping, and Drinking Patterns among College Students. Psychological Reports, 79(3), pp. 783-786.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.2466/pr0.19184.108.40.2063
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
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