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The relationship between alcohol consumption and well-being during the Corona Pandemic

Mahdavifar, Shadi (2021) The relationship between alcohol consumption and well-being during the Corona Pandemic.

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Abstract:Low mental well-being and high alcohol consumption are both major public health concerns and are negatively related to each-other. The current Corona (COVID-19) pandemic showed to have negative influences on well-being and also had an impact on alcohol. This raised the question if the additional consequences on individuals' lives due to the pandemic could influence the relationship between mental well-being and alcohol consumption. Therefore, the goal of this study was firstly, to investigate whether alcohol consumption increases or decreases during the pandemic. Secondly, if high alcohol consumption before the pandemic is related to lower well-being during the Corona pandemic. Thirdly, this research investigated whether low well-being during the pandemic.The findings showed that there are no average changes in alcohol consumption, during the pandemic however individual people drank more or less in 2020. Furthermore, no significant relation was found between well-being and alcohol consumption.
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:77 psychology
Programme:Psychology MSc (66604)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/88559
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