Complex Links Between Latino Acculturation and Drinking

“Acculturation” occurs when members of one cultural group adopt the beliefs and behaviors of another group. Research on alcohol use among Latino populations often focuses on acculturative processes and associated stressors that influence drinking. This review investigated how effective a measure of acculturation is at predicting several drinking behaviors among Latinos.

from Newswise Feature Channel: Addiction http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/676262/?sc=c125

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