To test whether (a) drinking motives predict the frequency of predrinking (i.e. alcohol consumption before going out); (b) drinking motives predict HDGE (heavy drinking on a given evening: 4+ for women, 5+ for men) and related adverse consequences (hangover, injuries, blackouts etc.) even when predrinking is accounted for, and (c) drinking motives moderate the impact of predrinking on HDGE and consequences.
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