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Wedding, Danny – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2000
Examines the way alcohol use has been portrayed in films with particular emphasis on the western genre. Saloons, bar fights, and town drunks are all staple features of the genre, a genre that has contributed significantly to the prevailing image of masculinity. This paper argues that these images influence and shape contemporary attitudes about…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Drinking
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Segal, Bernard – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1974
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, College Students, Drug Use, Locus of Control
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Hanson, David J. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1974
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Behavior, College Students, Drinking
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Waring, Mary L.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1984
Examined drinking patterns in 256 graduate social work students. Results showed 218 used alcohol. Wine was the generally preferred beverage, despite age, sex, ethnic, and religious differences. Hispanics were the lightest drinkers. A substantial majority of the students wanted course work in alcoholism. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Behavior Patterns, Drinking, Graduate Students
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Kodman, F.; Sturmak, M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1984
Surveyed fraternity members from 41 colleges to examine drinking patterns among college students. Results showed 90 percent of college students reported drinking at social gatherings. Beer was the most popular beverage and grain alcohol the least popular. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Behavior Patterns, College Students, Drinking
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Segal, Bernard; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Examined reasons for alcohol use in a sample of detained and adjudicated male juveniles (N=92). Findings indicated that alcohol use not only appeared to be a multidimensional phenomenon, but that it had special meaning as a mood altering substance to help cope with stressful feelings and/or problems. (Author/RC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcoholic Beverages, Coping, Delinquency
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Brown, James; Finn, Peter – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Surveyed junior and senior high school students (N=1,269) to determine the extent to which students deliberately drink to get drunk. Responses indicated that most students who drink in order to get drunk or high find the experience of being drunk pleasurable. (Author/RC)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Alcoholic Beverages, Behavior Patterns, Drinking
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Carifio, James; Biron, Ronald – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Describes a simple, confidentiality-preserving, data-collection technique the Context-Determined, Rule-Generated, Pseudonym (CDRGP) Technique, capable of generating correlational data across multiple time-points. Experiments showed that students would respond to alcohol consumption questions using the technique and that no significant response…
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Behavior Patterns, Confidentiality, Correlation
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Torres, Donald A. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Defines problem drinking and alcoholism, and differentiates normal drinking escapes from alcohol abuse by teenagers and other youths. Suggests teenagers consume alcohol for a myriad of reasons and this behavior often leads to alcohol dependence which can cause interference in normal relationships with others. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Education, Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism
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Nardi, Peter M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Focuses on the various family systems in which gay and lesbian people exist and how these relate to drinking behavior and its treatment and prevention. Uses a sociological perspective, emphasizing the values, norms, and meanings held about drinking by gay and lesbian people. (RC)
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Attitudes, Behavior Patterns
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Wallack, Lawrence M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Charges that mass media campaigns have not been effective in dealing with such public health problems as drinking, smoking, and drugs. Reasons for this lack of effectiveness are discussed in terms of a hostile environment of antihealth advertising. Three conditions for success (monopolization, canalization, and supplementation) are discussed. (JAC)
Descriptors: Advertising, Alcoholic Beverages, Behavior Change, Drug Education
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Lee, Essie E. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Examined the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of fifth- and eighth-grade urban parochial school students (N=3,785) regarding alcoholic beverages. Survey results showed a religiously oriented school environment had little influence on drinking behavior. Family, friends, and cultural norms were strong influences. Sixth and seventh grades appear…
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Cultural Background, Elementary Education, Parent Influence
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Gonzalez, Gerardo M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Studied predictors of alcohol use and misuse in 1,823 college students who completed the Student Alcohol Information Survey. Results showed students who began drinking younger reported more alcohol-related problems. Students introduced to alcohol with parental consent, who were the majority, experienced significantly fewer problems. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Behavior Patterns, Behavior Problems, College Students
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Wright, Loyd S. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Surveyed 619 college freshmen to determine how many considered themselves to have drinking problems. Results showed males and youngest children in the family had the most problems. Both males and females who had drinking problems reported stressful childhoods, and were twice as likely to have divorced parents. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Behavior Problems, College Freshmen, Drinking
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Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1981
Describes a university alcohol education program and discusses 13 ideas constituting the rationale for the program. Considers the need for alcohol education, the college environment and alcohol abuse, the role of faculty, program design, resources for the program, and financial support. (RC)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Drinking
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