PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN AT RISK OF ALCOHOL ABUSE
E.N. Volkova1, L.V. Skitnevskaya1, T.N. Balashova2
1 Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia; 2 Medical Center of the University of Oklahoma, USA
We study the personal characteristics of fertile women, which affect drinking in high-risk amounts. The scoring sample included 360 people. Personal characteristics of women at risk of alcohol abuse are significant expressiveness, high attachment, emotional instability, low behavioral self-control and extraversion. Alcohol abuse in women at risk is characterized by two types of social behavior.
Keywords: personal characteristics, alcohol abuse in women.