Associations of Content Domain-Specific Possible Selves with Adolescent Drinking Behaviors

Yi Chen Wu, Chia Kuei Lee

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Alcohol use ranks as one of the most prevalent health-risk behaviors among Taiwanese adolescents. Possible selves—personalized future-oriented cognitions about the self—are significant motivators of one's actions, which may potentially influence adolescent drinking behavior. This study aimed to estimate the content domain-specific possible selves and their associations with drinking behaviors among Taiwanese adolescents. A total of 225 Taiwanese seventh and eighth graders from a public junior high school were recruited. An anonymous self-reported questionnaire was used to collect data during two time-points at six-month intervals. Results showed that having a “physical appearance” related hoped-for possible self and a “friendship” related feared possible self was associated with adolescent alcohol use after six months. Whereas, having the “physical appearance” related hoped-for and feared possible selves were associated with alcohol problems, at both, baseline and six months later. Future studies could clarify the meaning behind “physical appearance” related possible selves.

期刊Journal of School Nursing
出版狀態Accepted/In press - 2022

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