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Luebbe, Aaron M.; Varvel, Shiloh; Dude, Kim – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2009
Transactional associations of protective behavioral strategies (PBS) and risk-amplifying behaviors (RAB) to alcohol-related negative consequences were tested. A sample of 138 undergraduate women was assessed with self-report measures at two time points four months apart. Over and above quantity and frequency of alcohol consumption, engagement in…
Descriptors: Intervention, Prevention, Drinking, Risk
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Taylor, Dexter M.; Johnson, Mark B.; Voas, Robert B.; Turrisi, Robert – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2006
Restricting alcohol consumption on campus is a measure often used by college administrators to prevent alcohol abuse and-alcohol-related problems. The effect of dry campus policies on alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems, however, remains poorly understood. This report will compare characteristics of two dry campuses with descriptions…
Descriptors: Drinking, Undergraduate Students, Universities, Student Surveys
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Peele, Stanton – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2006
American alcohol education and prevention efforts for youth emphasize abstinence. In support of this approach, epidemiologists conclude that early drinking by adolescents increases the lifetime likelihood of alcohol dependence and that overall drinking levels in a society are directly linked to drinking problems. At the same time, cultural,…
Descriptors: Youth, College Students, Drinking, Behavior Patterns
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Ma, Grace X.; Lan, Yajia; Edwards, Rosita L.; Shive, Steven E.; Chau, Tolan – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2004
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a culturally tailored smoking prevention program for Asian American youth (Youth-PASS). A field-tested questionnaire was used to solicit information from participants on knowledge, attitudes and behaviors associated with tobacco and tobacco use, as well as satisfaction with prevention program content and…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Prevention
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Waltenbaugh, Adam W.; Zagummy, Matthew J. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2004
Studies have shown that cigarette smokers are generally aware of increased health risks associated with smoking, but that smokers tend to underestimate their own susceptibility to disease. In general, optimistic bias has been shown to increase with greater perceived control over an event or behavior; however, this phenomenon has not been examined…
Descriptors: Smoking, Behavior Patterns, Health, Risk
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Hancock, David C. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1974
This speech explores the social patterning of alcohol use within American society and how this patterning contributes to alcohol problems. (Author/JA)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Behavior Patterns, Drinking, Drug Abuse
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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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Gonzalez, Gerardo M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Presents research which indicates that alcohol education efforts based on a "knowledge-attitude-behavior" model can be effective in reducing alcohol problems. Summarizes essential requirements of effective alcohol education. (RC)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Behavior Patterns
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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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Bremkamp, Steven – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Presents the complex factors, i.e., social determinants, drug types, personality characteristics, reasons for drug use and misuse, which characterize the drug experience. Defines awareness of these characteristics as a developmental approach to treatment and prevention of addiction. (RC)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Biological Influences, Drug Abuse, Drug Addiction
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Kozicki, Zigmond A. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Measured problem drinking of college students (N=613) by statistical analysis of reported drinking behavior, psychological involvement and consequences of alcohol use. Results showed alcohol problem scores for 72 percent of students questioned, higher scores for males than females, and no differences as a function of age or class standing.…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Behavior Problems, College Students, 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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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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Mills, Kenneth C.; McCarty, Dennis – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Used data from 459 college students to outline a problem specific approach to alcohol abuse prevention. Survey data described the distribution of drinkers and nondrinkers, group differences in consumption, and problems commonly experienced. Relationships between consumption and beliefs, attitudes and social pressure were used to design peer…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Behavior Patterns, College Students, Formative Evaluation
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