USA Today: RIA study shows college-aged women at greater risk of aggression when they drink

By Arthur Page

Release Date: December 31, 2004

An article in USA Today looks at a study conducted by the Research Institute on Addictions that showed that sexual assault and date rape is related to the drinking patterns of college-aged women. The article quotes Kathleen Parks, senior research scientist at RIA, who said the odds of experiencing sexual or nonsexual aggression were three times higher on the days women in the study consumed alcohol than on days when they did not drink at all. Go to article.