A cross-cultural study of folk-tale content and drinking

The Drinking Man Free Press New York Published In Pages: 48-72
By McClelland, David C., Davis, William , Wanner, Eric, Kalin, Rudolf


Social drinking will correlate positively with the fantasy themes of sex, aggression, and change of state.


Sex and change of state themes correlated positively (p<.10) with drinking. Three of five aggression variables were positively associated with drinking at various levels of significance.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
CorrelationPartially supportedp<.10UNKNOWNTwo-tailed