For men, excessive, or binge drinking, is defined as five or more drinks at one time, or more than 15 drinks during the week.
binge drinking then becomes associated with high status and the ‘cool’ students on campus.
An upcoming study shows that the more you engage in binge drinking, the higher your social status.
Women who drink rival men in amount of alcohol consumed, and trail men only slightly in incidents of binge drinking.
the consumption of dangerously large quantities of alcoholic beverages in one session
Binge drinking carries a serious risk of harm, including alcohol poisoning.