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Morgen, Keith; Gunneson, Lauren – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2008
The study examined the perceived benefits and costs of alcohol use among undergraduates (N=462) perceiving their drinking as normal or abnormal as well as those undergraduates who met or did not meet the DSM-IV-TR criteria for an alcohol disorder. A 2x2 MANOVA and univariate analyses on the benefits (pros) and costs (cons) scales of the Alcohol…
Descriptors: Drinking, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Measures (Individuals)
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Ross, Carolyn F.; Weller, Karen – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2008
The objective of this study was to examine different methods of preparation of a low-alcohol drink for use as a control in behavioral studies. Treatments included: untreated juice, juice with alcohol (rum), juice with rum floated on the surface and juice with ethanol floated on the surface. Untrained panelists (n=48) rated each drink for overall…
Descriptors: Drinking, Sensory Experience, Methods
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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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Van Hout, Marie Claire; Connor, Sean – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2008
Research Aim: This research aimed to provide an anecdotal perception of student substance use according to the teachers' personal experience in the Irish secondary level educational setting. Methodology: Sampling Interviews were conducted with teachers (n=95) at 10 randomly selected schools in County Carlow in the South East of Ireland, as part of…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Students, Substance Abuse
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Peleg-Oren, Neta; Rahav, Giora; Teichman, Meir – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2008
This study examined the association between parental substance use and the increased risk among school-age children to developing psychosocial problems. Data were collected from 148 children aged 8-11 from urban areas in Israel. The following variables were assessed by four self-report questionnaires administered to the children: …
Descriptors: Children, At Risk Persons, Fathers, Substance Abuse
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Walsh, Jeffrey A.; Braithwaite, Jeremy – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2008
This work, drawing on the literature on alcohol consumption, sexual behavior, and researching sensitive topics, tests the efficacy of the unmatched-count technique (UCT) in establishing higher rates of truthful self-reporting when compared to traditional survey techniques. Traditional techniques grossly underestimate the scope of problems…
Descriptors: Measurement, Drinking, Sexuality, College Students
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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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Lewis, Todd F.; Gouker, Jennie E. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2007
The aim of this study was to determine if differences on the set of alcohol related behaviors (alcohol use intensity and drinking consequences) emerge across both ideological and interpersonal identity statuses. A sample of 319 college students completed a series of alcohol related behavior questions and the Objective Measure of Ego-Identity…
Descriptors: College Students, Drinking, Identification (Psychology), Ideology
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Crawford, Lizabeth A.; Novak, Katherine B. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2007
Since college undergraduates tend to increase their use of alcohol to match what they perceive to be normative, the assumption has been that students who believe that others on campus drink more than they do (a common misperception) are in a vulnerable position. Taking a different perspective, we consider large other-self discrepancies in levels…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Genealogy, Alcohol Abuse, College Students
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Simons, Lori; Giorgio, Tina; Houston, Hank; Jacobucci, Ray – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2007
A secondary analysis of a quasi-experimental study was conducted to evaluate differences in students 'perceptions of empirically supported treatments (ESTS) randomized to experimental (n= 10) and attention-control (n= 10) manual-based therapy interventions. The results indicated that attitudinal changes took place for both groups. The results…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Gender Differences, Attention Control, Therapy
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Casey, Patrick F.; Dollinger, Stephen J. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2007
This study related standard self-report measures to an innovative approach (the autophotographic essay) as a way to provide insight into patterns of alcohol consumption and associated problem behaviors. College students (N = 135) completed self-report measures of alcohol consumption and created autophotographic essays of identity coded for alcohol…
Descriptors: College Students, Drinking, Measurement, Photography
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Curran, Erin M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2007
Social capital theory suggests that assets inherent in social relations may be used to enhance outcomes for individuals and that youth with increased access to social capital may be less likely to exhibit social and behavioral difficulties. The purpose of this secondary data analysis was to examine the relationship between social capital and…
Descriptors: Social Capital, High School Students, Substance Abuse, Drinking
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Boulter, Lyn – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2007
Pregnant women and women who might become pregnant, including middle school- and high school-age adolescents, continue to consume alcohol, placing themselves at risk of having a child with the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure. However, most prevention programs that attempt to increase public awareness and knowledge of FAS and related disorders…
Descriptors: Drinking, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Pregnancy, Middle School Students
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deKoven, Aram – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2007
This research examines the importance of trust in the classroom, and answers the following questions: 1) is trust important to create and maintain in the classroom? 2) What is the significance of trust between a teacher and a student, and 3) do students trust their drug and alcohol educators? In-depth interviews were conducted with 38 middle…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Drug Education, Trust (Psychology), Teacher Student Relationship
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Leaver-Dunn, Deidre; Turner, Lori; Newman, Brian M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2007
In the United States, more than 70 percent of all deaths among youth and young adults each year are related to four causes: motor vehicle crashes, other unintentional injuries, homicide, and suicide. Alcohol misuse and abuse contribute to each of these behaviors. Alcohol is the most frequently consumed mind-altering substance among…
Descriptors: Clubs, Athletics, Recreational Activities, Injuries
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