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Minnis, John R. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Reviews some of the demographics of aging and alcohol abuse among the aged, and offers a theoretical approach from the sociology of deviance literature toward understanding alcohol abuse among elderly people. (Author)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Demography, Foreign Countries, Older Adults
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Douglas, Ronald R.; Giesbrecht, Norman – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Presents stereotype of young adult Canadian male who drinks heavily, with hangovers and temporary forgetfulness as the only repercussions. Examines whether the work of Sully Ledermann and subsequent analyses of the model he proposed are relevant to this population and, if so, considers how key findings and hypotheses can be translated into useful…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism, Drinking, Foreign Countries
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Sheppard, Margaret A.; Stoveken, Carol A. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Notes that, although many convicted drinking driver programs use knowledge acquisition as their main objective, many convicted drinking drivers already have great deal of knowledge about effects of alcohol. Describes level of knowledge of 100 convicted drinking drivers and gives recommendations for more relevant programs and programs that have a…
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Driving While Intoxicated, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level