Students at risk of being marked on by peers due to alcohol poisoning: An exploratory study
Keywords:alcohol, college, university, students
This study explored the behavior of bystanders at parties who use markers to draw on intoxicated
college students who show symptoms of alcohol poisoning, rather than helping those students. Half (50%)
of the study’s 111 students reported being at a party where an intoxicated college student was drawn on
with markers while passed out. The most common sign of alcohol poisoning observed was that the person
could not be roused (63%). The most common location of drawings was the face (89%) and common
items drawn were genitals (59%) and profanity (45%). The personal and legal ramifications of this is
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