The belief that alcohol makes you cheerful is one of the main reasons for engaging in high-risk drinking, especially among young adults. The aim of the study was to investigate the association between blood alcohol content (BAC) and cheerfulness, focus distraction, and sluggishness among students attending high school parties.
Eliasen, M., Rod, M. H., Flensborg-Madsen, T., Petersen, J. H., Grønbaek, M., & Tolstrup, J. S. (2014). The Association Between Blood Alcohol Content and Cheerfulness, Focus Distraction, and Sluggishness Among Young Adults Attending High School Parties. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38(3), 826–833. https://doi.org/10.1111/acer.12268