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Braitman, Abby L.; Kelley, Michelle L.; Ladage, Jessica; Schroeder, Valarie; Gumienny, Leslie A.; Morrow, Jennifer A.; Klostermann, Keith – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2009
The present paper compared drinking and drug use in Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOAs), compared to non-ACOAs, among college students. Participants were 572 undergraduates. ACOAs were more likely to be current drug users than non-ACOAs. ACOAs reported initiating alcohol use earlier than non-ACOAs; however, ACOAs did not drink more often or more…
Descriptors: Drug Use, Alcoholism, Drinking, Undergraduate Students
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Tarnai, John; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1981
Evaluated the effectiveness of an alcohol education training workshop for teachers in elementary secondary education. Results indicated workshops increased teachers' knowledge about alcohol and alcoholism, understanding of discussion-leading techniques, and some aspects of coping skills. Several components of teacher attitudes about the use of…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Attitude Change, Comparative Analysis
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Greene, Bradford T. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1980
Assessed the impact of consolidating drug and alcohol programs and agencies at individual and clinic levels. Little relationship between state or clinic level consolidation and clinic level treatment is found. Data confirm that drug/alcohol consolidation can be accomplished without affecting the treatment process at clinic or client levels.…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Clinics, Comparative Analysis, Drug Abuse
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Waring, Mary L.; Sperr, Inez – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Interviewed 20 female and 44 male bartenders. Findings indicated that both male and female bartenders are reliable reporters of their own and their customers' drinking behaviors and are aware of causes of problem drinking. Both male and female bartenders were positive about taking courses in alcoholism. (Author/RC)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Attitudes, Behavior Patterns, Comparative Analysis
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Flores, Philip J. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) offenders (N=151) identified as alcoholics were coerced to seek treatment for their alcoholism. A follow-up study six months later revealed that these coerced alcoholics did no better or no worse than other alcoholics entering treatment without coercion. (Author/RC)
Descriptors: Adults, Alcoholism, Comparative Analysis, Counseling Techniques
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Johnson, Patrick B. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1994
This study compared how alcohol effect expectancies and reaction expectancies related to one another and to male and female college students' drinking behavior. Analyses indicated that different types and patterns of expectancies were gender specific. Discusses results in terms of the nature of gender/expectancy/drinking relationships. (RJM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism, College Students
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Weeber, Stan – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1981
Discussed how driving-while-intoxicated (DWI) repeaters differed signigicantly from nonrepeaters on 4 of 23 variables tested. Repeaters were more likely to have zero or two dependent children, attend church frequently, drink occasionally and have one or more arrests for public intoxication. (Author)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Behavior Problems, Comparative Analysis, Demography