Navigation Links
US Navy culture and workplace leads to heavy drinking
Date:6/9/2009

Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC (June 9, 2009) The nature of the U.S. Navy workplace leads to higher heavy drinking for sailors than for civilians, according to an article in the May issue of the Journal of Mixed Methods Research published by SAGE.

Several issues specific to the Navy contribute to problem drinking, according to the study, including the youth of recruits, alternating periods of exertion and boredom, and a culture that emphasizes drinking as a mechanism for bonding, recreation, and stress relief. These conclusions were reached using methods that included a statistical analysis of survey data as well as an analyses of interviews and observations on bases, ships and submarines.

In addition to presenting the results of the study, the authors also use it to make observations about the use of mixed methods in conducting this type of research.

Methodologically, the study design drew from approaches associated with social psychology, public health, and anthropology, reflecting the disciplines of research team members.

"A second purpose of the article is methodological in scope," the authors write. We sought "to use the study findings as a springboard for discussing the challenges and opportunities in carrying out collaborative mixed method research among this population."

Mixed methods is a fairly new research method where the investigator collects data and draws inferences using both qualitative and quantitative approaches.


'/>"/>

Contact: Jim Gilden
media.inquiries@sagepub.com
SAGE Publications
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Girls and Math: Blame the Culture, Not Ability
2. Purple Communications(TM) Launches Dream Bigger Initiative Celebrating the Stories, Culture, and Heritage of Americas Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community
3. Global Advisor and Speaker Explains Middle East Investors, Politics, Culture
4. Rep. Slaughter Reintroduces Bill to Help Fight Antibiotic Resistance Crisis by Combating Misuse of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture
5. Cepheid Receives Health Canada License for First On-demand Diagnostic Test for Life-threatening MRSA and S. aureus Infections From Patient Positive Blood Culture Bottles
6. Baxa Corporation Launches Culture of Safety Campaign to Recognize National Patient Safety Awareness Week
7. Press Ganey Releases Innovative Report to Assess Culture of Safety in U.S. Hospitals
8. Across All Cultures, Dreams Affect Behavior
9. Consumer Advisory: Pennsylvania Health and Agriculture Departments Warn Consumers About Raw Milk Sold in Lawrence County
10. Consumer Advisory: Agriculture Department Warns of Tainted Raw Milk Sold By Dauphin County Dairy
11. Researchers find culture of academic institution may influence health care delivery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... ... main cause of hay fever in the United States, with an estimated 95 percent of ... July each year; with the worst time for sufferers being June and July. , ... provide an effective defense against grass pollen; they are proven in independent studies to trap ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 30, 2017 , ... Sublime Naturals ... "Spice of Life" or "Wonder Spice", it has been used for thousands of years. ... the East," says Heshelow, author of " Turmeric: How to Use it For Your ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... ... a Walgreens store in Mississippi. AngioGenesis Labs, makers of HeartBoost, BrainBest and BeautyBest, ... southeastern states. Ingredients in HeartBoost, an over the counter heart healthy drink, can ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... , ... March 29, 2017 , ... ... FASTBRACES® in Carnegie, OK, from Dr. Jamie Cameron, with or without ... efficiently, compared to traditional orthodontic treatment. Depending on each patient’s case, treatment with ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... How big ... outpatient facilities, and who are the most active developers? , In the ... Healthcare Real Estate Insights (HREI) found that outpatient medical real estate development projects ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/29/2017)... NEW YORK , March 29, 2017 Global ... cross US$ 3 billion by 2021, growing at a CAGR ... containing iron prescribed by a doctor to treat anemia or ... the iron level in the body. However, in some cases, ... in the body and intravenous (IV) iron therapy comes into ...
(Date:3/29/2017)...  BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical ... based-therapies with a first in class collagenase-based product ...  in the U.S. and Xiapex ®  in Europe, today ... at the upcoming 16 th Annual Needham ... 8:00 a.m. ET in New York, ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... 29, 2017 Research and Markets has announced the ... Therapy Centers & Forecast" report to their offering. ... Proton Therapy Market in Italy ... value in 2016. There are currently three proton therapy centers in ... more patients. In Italy , the first patients were ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: