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Underhill, Brynne; Langdon, Su – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
Use of prescription stimulants after college has not been well researched. In an online survey, current upperclassmen undergraduates (N = 96) and recent alumni (N = 337) reported licit and illicit use of prescription stimulants, perceptions of peer use, self-diagnosis of attention disorder, and plans for continued use. Post-graduate rate of use…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Alumni, Drug Abuse, College Environment
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Bass, Ellen J.; Bruce, Susan E.; Lee, Douglas W. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
To combat hazardous drinking during 21st birthdays, a health-focused birthday card was mailed to 2,380 college students who later completed an online instrument to assess the campaign's impact. Students reported drinking more during their 21st birthday celebrations than on a typical weekend night. Men consumed more drinks, reached higher estimated…
Descriptors: Drinking, Intervention, Birth, Health Behavior
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Paredes, Valerie; Cantu, Vanessa C.; Graf, Noreen M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
This study is designed to examine the effects of reality television and alcohol-related beliefs and behaviors of Hispanic college students (N = 285). Reality television is a new form of media that is gaining popularity and provides increased exposure to glamorized alcohol use. There is a lack of research studies focused on the impact that reality…
Descriptors: Television Viewing, Mass Media Effects, Hispanic American Students, College Students
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Culleton, Leigheann Ryan; Van Hout, Marie Claire; Foley, Michelle – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
Research shows that social norms interventions, which aim to educate individuals and groups on their actual attitudinal and behavioural norms relating to alcohol, cigarette and drug use,incur some success in reducing positive attitudes to substance use and rates of substance use. The research aimed to investigate the extent of misperceptions…
Descriptors: Prevention, Drug Use, Social Behavior, Intervention
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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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Scheck, Amy Mary; Hoffmann, Norman G.; Proctor, Steven L.; Couillou,Ryan J. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
This study sought to evaluate the acceptability and effectiveness of a brief alcohol intervention in increasing basic alcohol-related knowledge, and the intention to change high-risk drinking behaviors, among a sample of DUI and DWI offenders. Pre- and post-test data, in addition to program evaluation data, from 872 Level-II DUI and DWI offenders…
Descriptors: Journal Writing, Interaction, Intervention, Drinking
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Paltzer, Jason; Black, Penny; Moberg, D. Paul – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
Background: Matching evidence-based alcohol prevention strat- egies with a community's readiness to support those strategies is the basis for the Tri-Ethnic Community Readiness Model (CRM). The purpose of this evaluation was to assess the association of a community's readiness to address alcohol abuse in their community with the implementation of…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Prevention, Community Involvement, Readiness
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Barry, Adam E.; Dennis, Maurice – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2011
Problem drinkers account for a large proportion of those convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI). Nevertheless, specific rates of problem drinking among DWI offenders have been shown to exhibit wide variability. Therefore, we seek to (a) present the rate and severity of problem drinking among a sample of DWI offenders, (b) contrast…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drinking, Motor Vehicles, Law Enforcement
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Henry, Kimberly L.; Shtivelband, Annette; Comello, Maria Leonora G.; Slater, Michael D. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2011
This study explored an understudied promotive factor, a belief that alcohol use is inconsistent with personal autonomy, which may reduce adolescent intention to drink and subsequent alcohol use. Autonomy was examined as an attitudinal construct within the Theory of Reasoned Action. Longitudinal data from 2,493 seventh grade students nested in 40…
Descriptors: Drinking, Intention, Adolescents, Personal Autonomy
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James, Raven; Simons, Lori – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2011
An exploratory study was conducted to compare addiction studies and community counseling students' attitudes toward research. A survey of 66 addiction studies and 17 community counseling students in graduate programs was used to explore interest and self-efficacy in research and the research training environment. A pre/post test design was used to…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Epidemiology
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Brems, Christiane; Boschma-Wynn, Rachel V.; Dewane, Sarah L.; Edwards, Alexandra; Robinson, Rebecca Volino – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2011
As many as 4.5 live births per 1000 are affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs), preventable birth defects with life-long consequences. Prevention of FASDs is gaining in importance, and recruitment of diverse disciplines in delivering prevention to women of childbearing age is essential. This needs assessment explored to what extent…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Needs Assessment, Prevention, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
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Twombly, Eric C.; Holtz, Kristen D.; Agnew, Christine B. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2011
Prescription drug misuse is a major health problem, particularly among teens. A key step in curbing misuse is the development of effective prescription drug prevention messages. This paper explores the elements of prescription drug misuse prevention messages that resonate with teens using data from focus groups with seventh and eighth grade…
Descriptors: Drug Education, Prevention, Focus Groups, Audiences
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Salm, Twyla; Sevigny, Phil; Mulholland, Val; Greenberg, Hirsch – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2011
This case study examines not only the prevalence of substance abuse in one rural, Canadian high school, but also how teachers understand teaching and learning in relation to substance abuse. Over one third of students reported that they had used marijuana (37%) and alcohol (38%) in the last seven days, a rate considerably higher than typical…
Descriptors: Human Services, Substance Abuse, Incidence, Case Studies
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Cicognani, Elvira; Zani, Bruna – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2011
This study investigated the role of sensation seeking, peer group drinking and self-efficacy in refusing to drink alcohol in influencing alcohol consumption of a sample of 588 Italian university students. Results confirmed that heavy drinkers are typically males living in university residences. Alcohol use is more frequent among students with…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Drinking, Peer Groups, Behavior Standards
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Glassman, Tavis; Braun, Robert; Reindl, Diana M.; Whewell, Aubrey – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to determine the Blood (breath) Alcohol Concentration (BrAC) rates of college football fans on game day. Researchers employed a time-series study design, collecting data at home football games at a large university in the Midwest. Participants included 536 individuals (64.4% male) ages 18-83 (M = 28.44, SD = 12.32).…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, College Athletics
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