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Boyas, Javier F.; Marsiglia, Flavio F. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
The present study describes results of a randomized three-group repeated measures study that examined whether augmenting a culturally-based parent education program (Familias) can strengthen the effects of a youth intervention (kiR) in reducing rates of alcohol consumption among Latinx adolescents. A stratified random sample of 462 Latinx early…
Descriptors: Drinking, Hispanic Americans, Correlation, Parent Education
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Irwin, Christopher; Shum, David; Desbrow, Ben; Leveritt, Michael – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2014
This study investigated the impact of alcohol mixed with artificially sweetened or carbohydrate containing beverages on breath alcohol concentration s (BrAC) under various levels of hydration status. Two groups of males participated in 3 experimental trials where alcohol was consumed under three different levels of hydration status. One group…
Descriptors: Males, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Experiments
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Huchting, Karie K.; Lac, Andrew; Hummer, Justin F.; LaBrie, Joseph W. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2011
While affiliation with Greek fraternities/sororities and intercollegiate athletic teams is associated with heavier drinking (Meilman et al., 1999), few studies have compared reasons for drinking among these groups. A sample of 1,541 students, identifying as either Greeks or athletes, completed an online survey. Athletes were significantly higher…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Athletes, Intention, Sororities
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Woolsey, Conrad – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2010
The combined-use of alcohol and energy drinks (EDs) on college campuses and in communities has become a considerable public health concern. Among college students, intercollegiate athletes have been identified as being particularly at-risk for excessive alcohol consumption and resultant health and behavioral consequences. The main purpose of this…
Descriptors: Campuses, Prevention, Public Health, Athletes
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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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Thadani, Vandana; Huchting, Karen; LaBrie, Joseph – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2009
Education-only interventions produce little change in drinking behaviors; but, multi-component prevention programs, which include alcohol information as one feature, can decrease drinking. This study examined the role of alcohol knowledge in a multi-component intervention previously found to reduce first-year female college students' alcohol…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Females, Intervention, Prevention
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Blowers, Jerimy – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2009
The literature exploring commonalities between four-year and community college student alcohol use is relatively scarce. A possible reason for this discrepancy is the heavy focus on alcohol issues at university colleges. Coll (1999) presented one of the first brief assessments comparing community and four-year colleges on alcohol use and related…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Community Colleges, Colleges, Drinking
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Piane, Gina – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2008
Drinking behaviors, positive expectancies regarding alcohol, and perceptions of social norms regarding drinking on campus of female college students were compared to the responses of the men. The survey responses of 935 university students attending a large, ethnically diverse, public university were analyzed by gender and ethnicity. Females…
Descriptors: College Students, Drinking, Social Attitudes, Females
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Fishburne, John W.; Brown, Janice M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2006
This exploratory study was designed to compare several commonly used measures of alcohol use among college students in order to appreciate how estimations of college drinking may be affected by the type of assessment tool used. Consumption patterns of 42 college student drinkers were compared using a quantity-frequency measure, a graduated…
Descriptors: Drinking, Undergraduate Students, Alcohol Abuse, Computation
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Paschal, Mallie J.; Bersamin, Melina; Fearnow-Kenney, Melodie; Wyrick, David; Currey, David – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2006
This study examined the short-term effects of a web-based alcohol misuse and harm prevention course (College Alc) among incoming freshmen at a California public university. Analysis results indicated that at the end of the fall semester, students randomly assigned to College Alc (n = 173) had a higher level of alcohol-related knowledge and less…
Descriptors: Prevention, Effect Size, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse
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Bell, Mary Lou; Baker, Tara Kelley; Falb, Timothy; Roberts-Gray, Cindy – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2005
Pre- and post-surveys of self-protective knowledge and skills in third, fourth, and fifth grade classrooms (n = 24) randomly assigned to a model program for alcohol prevention and traffic safety or to comparison group (n = 24 classrooms) were analyzed to evaluate replicability of immediate positive effects of first-year exposure and to test…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Prevention, Elementary School Students, Traffic Safety
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Stamper, Georgia Ann; Smith, Bradley H.; Gant, Rick; Bogle, Kristin E. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2004
College students were randomly assigned to receive either (a) standard alcohol programming (SAP) or (b) SAP plus an intervention designed to change perceptions of alcohol norms (PAN). Effects of the intervention delivered during one class period (i.e., 55 minutes) were assessed using pre- and post-intervention surveys about personal alcohol use…
Descriptors: Intervention, College Students, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse
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Huang, Allen M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1981
Investigated the extent of alcohol consumption among the educable mentally-retarded (EMR) as compared to their nonretarded peers, and identified social and demographic variables which relate to drinking behavior. Findings revealed that there was a more prevalent alcohol use among the nonretarded than the EMR students. (Author)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholic Beverages, Behavior Patterns, Comparative Analysis
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Rozelle, George R. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1980
Investigated the relative effectiveness of two curricular approaches to alcohol education. Both experimental groups produced significantly higher levels of responsible attitudes and knowledge about alcohol. In a comparison of group means, the experiential group consistently scored higher in responsible attitudes and lower in negative consequences…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Attitude Change, Cognitive Objectives, College Students
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Glindemann, Kent E.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1996
Examined the relationships between individuals' intentions to drink and their actual alcohol consumption. Two studies revealed that male college students were able to match closely their intended level of intoxication and their actual degree of intoxication. Results suggest that behavioral intentions can be used to customize alcohol-related…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Drinking
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