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Isralowitz, Richard E.; Borowski, Allan – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1992
Administered questionnaire on drinking attitudes and behaviors to Australian undergraduates (n=167). Compared to students in United States, Israel, and Singapore, Australian students expressed highest level of concern that they may have drinking problem. Australians reported mixing drinking and driving at relatively high level, although not to…
Descriptors: College Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Drinking, Foreign Countries
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Wheller, Roger – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1992
Notes two generations of strategic thought in history of drug education. Focuses on third-generation drug education as response to failure of first two generations. Sees third generation examining existing attitudes and motivations of target audience to make direct assessment of needs. Describes evaluation of third-generation alcohol education…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Drug Education, Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education
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Grichting, Wolfgang L.; Barber, James G. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Asked Australian university students (N=294) to provide extensive information concerning their support for actual and hypothetical social control policies against drug abuse immediately prior to their participation in the first phase of the Drug Offensive program which seeks to reduce or eliminate drug abuse. Students will be questioned again to…
Descriptors: College Students, Drug Abuse, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Howat, Peter; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1991
Used experimental driving simulator as basis for strategy to encourage a reduction in drunk driving prevalence using adult male subjects (n=36) who participated in a study group and controls (n=36). Results indicated study group subjects significantly decreased their drunk driving compared to the control group. (ABL)
Descriptors: Adults, Alcohol Education, Driving While Intoxicated, Foreign Countries
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Barber, James G. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Randomly assigned 30 prisoners undergoing treatment for heroin addiction to either standard Drug Unit treatment program or to standard program plus single exposure to computerized relapse prevention package. Found immediate improvement in self-efficacy of computer group relative to standard group. Three months later, both groups displayed similar…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Correctional Rehabilitation, Drug Addiction, Drug Education
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Grichting, Wolfgang L.; Barber, James G. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1990
Proposed that perception of relative danger of various drugs is crucial mediator of support people give to social control policies. Interviewed approximately 540 people, requesting that respondents assess danger level of 13 different drugs and indicate degree of support for some social control items. Found that considerable proportion of total…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Foreign Countries, Public Opinion, Public Policy
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Stacey, Barrie G. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1985
Presents an analysis of drink-driving research methods and findings with reference to traffic accidents. Challenges some conclusions about drinking and driving in Australia and New Zealand. Evaluates the growing acceptance of Scandinavian-type laws. Rejects the demand to "criminalize" drink-driving offenses. Presents the reduction of…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Death, Drinking, Foreign Countries
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Zinkiewicz, Lucy; Davey, Jeremy; Obst, Patricia; Sheehan, Mary – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1999
Surveys employees (N=4,979) of an Australian state railway to determine self-reported employee alcohol use and the influence of work-related risk factors on this use. Examination of risk factors previously associated with work-related problem drinking showed that gender, nights away from home for work, job satisfaction, and availability of alcohol…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Drinking, Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction
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Isralowitz, Richard E.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Administered questionnaire on college student drinking problems and attitudes to 167 Australian college students. Compared results to those obtained in previous studies of students in United States and Singapore. Found number of significant sex differences in drinking patterns and behaviors of Australian college men and women. Australian subjects…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Behavior Patterns, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies