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Carvalho, Helena M.; Pires, Cristiana Vale; López-Guerrero, Jose; Pinto, Marta – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
This study explores the relevance of the breathalyzer test as a harm reduction tool in outreach interventions implemented in nightlife environments. Specifically, it analyzes (i) gender and age differences on Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC); (ii) the association between BAC levels and expected effects and (iii) the relationship between BAC…
Descriptors: Role, Diagnostic Tests, Gender Differences, Age Differences
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Peterson, Jessie M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
Research was conducted to determine if social capital influenced the norms of drinking and alcohol-related behavior amongst college students. A random sample survey was distributed to college students at a medium-sized regional university (N = 2600). A mixed-method design was used to examine the results, including correlation and regression…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Drinking, Student Behavior, Student Attitudes
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Moylett, Sinéad; Regan, Daniel; Walsh, Chloe; MacNeela, Pádraig; Hughes, Brian M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
The aim was to examine the theoretical constructs and psychometric structure of the Protective Behavioural Strategies Scale (PBSS). Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis (EFA, CFA) were conducted on data from two studies. Only data from registered university students (18-25 years) were included. EFA supported a two-factor solution for the…
Descriptors: Drinking, Measures (Individuals), Likert Scales, Psychometrics
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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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Luneke, Aaron C.; Glassman, Tavis J.; Dake, Joseph A.; Thompson, Amy J.; Blavos, Alexis A.; Aaron J. Diehr, – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
This systematic review summarizes the extant literature concerning college students and alcohol mixed with energy drink (AmED) consumption. Inclusion criteria incorporated studies that reported on AmED consumption, along with attitudes and perceptions of energy drink and AmED use among United States college students ages 18-25. The search yielded…
Descriptors: Drinking, Food, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Balasch, Marcel; Faucha, Mireia; Antelo, Victoria Sanchez; Pires, Cristiana Vale; Carvalho, Helena – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
Heavy Episodic Drinking (HED) is becoming a common drinking pattern among young adults in South Europe. Additionally, alcohol consumption has increased among young women, narrowing the gender gap in alcohol use. In the scope of the European action-research project 'ALLCOOL', this study explores sex-related differences on HED among young adults…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Young Adults, Gender Differences, Health Behavior
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Rodrigues, Carla Veiga; Figueiredo, Ana Betriz; Rocha, Sara; Ward, Sam; Tavares, Hugo Braga – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
Introduction: Adolescence is a period of physical, psychological, cognitive and emotional changes, where autonomy from parental control is demanded. Adolescents are often self-discovering, frequently adopting sexual and drug exploration behaviors. As a result, health status in both adolescence and adulthood can be influenced. Methods: A…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Risk, Questionnaires, Grade 8
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Cheney, Marshall K.; Vesely, Sara K.; Aspy, Cheryl B.; Oman, Roy F.; Tolma, Eleni L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
The prospective associations between negative life events (NLEs) and adolescent alcohol use was examined using the Youth Asset Study. Participants (n = 1040 adolescents, mean age = 15.8 years) completed annual interviews which included a life events scale and alcohol use in the last 30 days. Family structure and parent education were assessed as…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Drinking, Correlation
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Besse, Kelsey; Toomey, Traci L.; Hunt, Shanda; Lenk, Kathleen M.; Widome, Rachel; Nelson, Toben F. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
Excessive alcohol use among military personnel is a significant concern. A potential contributor to this problem may be alcohol-serving environments around military installations; however, limited information is available about these environments. We conducted focus groups and interviews with Army personnel from two installations regarding soldier…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Drinking, Focus Groups, Interviews
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Bhochhibhoya, Amir; Branscum, Paul – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
The purpose of the systematic review was to identify the effectiveness of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB), and its most recent iteration, the Integrated Behavioral Model (IBM), for predicting and understanding alcohol related behaviors, with an aim towards informing future public health and health promotion interventions. Eleven articles were…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Public Health, Health Promotion
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Carlson, Joan M.; Schwindt, Rhonda; Agley, J.; Gassman, R. A.; Vannerson, J.; Crapp, D. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2017
Indiana University's Schools of Social Work, Nursing and Medicine formed a consortium to advance education for Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). Trainees participated in SBIRT training and completed data collection before, immediately after, and 30 days after a face-to-face training. The study explored participants'…
Descriptors: Training, Social Work, Nurses, Drinking
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Polcin, Douglas L.; Korcha, Rachael – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2017
Social support and psychiatric severity are known to influence substance abuse. However, little is known about how their influences vary under different conditions. We aimed to study how different types of social support were associated with substance abuse outcomes among persons with low and moderate psychiatric severity who entered Sober Living…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Substance Abuse, Social Support Groups, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Tshiswaka, Daudet Ilunga; Ibe-Lamberts, Kelechi; Osideko, Anuoluwapo – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2017
Background: It is a common belief that alcohol consumption can lead to chronic ailments. While research shows that the prevalence of alcohol consumption among immigrants is associated with acculturation, there is a gap in the research with respect to examining alcohol consumption patterns within subgroups of immigrants such as transnational…
Descriptors: Drinking, Immigrants, Acculturation, Pilot Projects
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Wrye, Bethany A. E.; Pruitt, Courtney L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the way in which college students perceive binge drinking on college campuses in order to better understand the impetus behind this undesirable behavior. A survey administered on-line prompted undergraduate students to identify whether or not they perceived binge drinking to be a problem on college…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drinking, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Corrigan, Matthew J. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2017
This study sought to develop a short version of the ADSI, and investigate its psychometric properties. Methods: This is a secondary analysis. Analysis to determine the Cronbach's Alpha, correlations to determine concurrent criterion validity and known instrument validity and a logistic regression to determine predictive validity were conducted.…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Correlation, Screening Tests, Statistical Analysis
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