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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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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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Kinnier, Richard T.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1994
In this correlated study, researchers tested the hypothesis that adolescents who occasionally used drugs would exhibit psychologically healthier characteristics than adolescents who had been frequent users or complete abstainers. Results indicated a linear relationship between substance use and psychological health--increased drug use accompanied…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Children, Comparative Analysis
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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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Smith, Marilyn G.; Hill, George C. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1994
Researchers examined the extent of drug and alcohol use among 255 4-H youth. When results were compared to local school surveys, no statistically significant differences emerged between 4-H members' drug and alcohol use and student use. Seventy percent of 4-H members indicated that 4-H had influenced their attitudes about substance use. (RJM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Children, Comparative Analysis
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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
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Hayes, Robert Wayne; Tevis, Betty W. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1977
Analysis of a survey of senior high school students revealed significant differences between males and females, and between athletes and non-athletes in their attitudes and behaviors toward alcohol and drinking behavior. (MJB)
Descriptors: Athletes, Behavior Patterns, Comparative Analysis, Drug Abuse