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Eitle, David; Eitle, Tamela McNulty – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
American Indians have among the highest prevalence rates for both substance use and obesity, yet there is a dearth of studies that have examined this relationship. We examined a subsample of American Indian adolescents (n=623), using the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health. We examined the association between body mass index…
Descriptors: Body Weight, American Indians, Adolescents, Correlation
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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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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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Sheppard, Meg E.; Usdan, Stuart L.; Higginbotham, John C.; Cremeens-Matthews, Jennifer L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2016
Background: The purpose of this study is to identify predictors of alcohol use based on personal values and several constructs from the Integrated Behavioral Model (i.e., attitudes, injunctive norms and descriptive norms) among undergraduate college students. Methods: A cross sectional study design was used with a convenience sample of college…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Drinking, Predictor Variables
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Ward, Rose Marie; Galante, Marina; Trivedi, Rudra; Kahrs, Juliana – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2015
The purpose of this study is to examine the relation between Greek affiliation, the College Life Alcohol Salience Scale, alcohol consumption, disordered eating, and drunkorexia (i.e., using disordered eating practices as compensation for calories consumed through alcohol). A total of 349 college students (254 females, 89 males) participated in the…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Sororities, Fraternities
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Messler, Erick C.; Quevillon, Randal P.; Simons, Jeffrey S. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2014
The relationship between perceived parental approval of drinking and alcohol use and problems was explored with undergraduate students in a small midwestern university. Participants completed a survey measuring demographic information, perceived approval of drinking, and alcohol use and problems. Results indicated perceived parental approval of…
Descriptors: Drinking, Parent Attitudes, Parent Influence, Undergraduate Students
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Talbott, Laura L.; Wilkinson, Larrell L.; Moore, Charity G.; Usdan, Stuart L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2014
Injunctive norms, or perceived peer approval of drinking is a potentially important influence on college student drinking. Few studies on college student drinking have attended to injunctive norms during the first few months of college. Longitudinal data from 534 first semester freshmen are used to describe the contributions of injunctive norms to…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Norms, Drinking, Peer Acceptance
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Wahesh, Edward; Milroy, Jeffrey J.; Lewis, Todd F.; Orsini, Muhsin M.; Wyrick, David L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
College student-athletes and first-year students are two undergraduate populations at risk for heavy-episodic drinking and alcohol-related negative consequences. In this study, 63 (56% female, 62% Caucasian) first-year student-athletes completed a preliminary questionnaire assessing demographic characteristics, athlete-specific drinking motives,…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Alcohol Abuse, College Athletics, Athletes
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Eshbaugh, Elaine M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2008
Excessive alcohol use among college students is a significant public health problem. In order to design and implement effective intervention programs, college personnel must first target students who are problem drinkers. This study of 316 Midwestern college students examines factors that predict whether a student self-identifies as a problem…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Health Behavior, College Students, Intervention
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Kelley-Baker, Tara; Mumford, Elizabeth A.; Vishnuvajjala, Radha; Voas, Robert B.; Romano, Eduardo; Johnson, Mark – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2008
We examine the epidemiology of victimization among females crossing the U.S. border to drink in Tijuana, Mexico, with the purpose of creating a framework for an intervention to improve safety among female youth in drinking settings. Drinking history, history of victimization, evening drinking experience, and environmental factors are assessed.…
Descriptors: Aggression, Females, Young Adults, Epidemiology
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Costello, Barbara J.; Anderson, Bradley J.; Stein, Michael D. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2006
Despite a growing body of literature on the causes of heavy episodic drinking, little attention has been paid to this phenomenon in the sociological and criminological literature. This research assesses the extent to which a popular theory of crime and deviance, control theory, can explain heavy episodic drinking. Analysis of data collected from a…
Descriptors: Grade 11, Social Integration, Alcohol Abuse, Drinking
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Kieffer, Kevin M.; Cronin, Christopher; Gawet, Debra L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2006
Educational environments can place an exorbitant strain on the psychological well-being of students, and oftentimes students resort to substance use as a means to escape the stress of performance expectations. This study explored the influence of test and study worry and emotionality on students' reported reasons for consuming alcohol. The Reasons…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Drinking, Student Attitudes, Test Anxiety
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Dunn, Michael S. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2005
The purpose of this study was to provide a descriptive profile of the alcohol, cigarette, marijuana and cocaine use practices among adolescents and to examine the relationship between employment, political beliefs, religious beliefs and substance use behaviors among high school seniors participating in the Monitoring the Future Study during the…
Descriptors: High School Students, Employment, Adolescents, Substance Abuse
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dePyssler, Bruce; Williams, Valerie S. L.; Windle, Michael – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2005
This investigation focused on the relation between college student drinking behavior and study skills, behaviors, habits, and attitudes among undergraduate students at a predominantly African American university. Students (N = 492) were administered a multimedia alcohol survey with an embedded measure of study practices. The negative and generally…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Predictor Variables, Study Skills, Study Habits
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O'Hare, Thomas – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2005
The current study of 376 college freshman adjudicated the first time for breaking university drinking rules tested the predictive power of four alcohol consumption and problem drinking indices--recent changes in drinking (the Alcohol Change Index: ACI), heavy drinking, binge drinking index, and the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Alcohol Abuse, College Freshmen, Measures (Individuals)
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