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Doumas, Diana M.; Turrisi, Rob; Miller, Raissa; Esp, Susan; Flay, Brian – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
Sensation seeking has been identified as a significant risk factor for adolescent alcohol use. Little is known, however, about the process by which sensation seeking impacts heavy alcohol use. The current study used structural equation modeling (SEM) to examine the relationships among sensation seeking, age of drinking initiation, and heavy…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, High School Seniors
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McAloney-Kocaman, Kareena; Rogon, Paul J. S.; Ireland, Lana – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
Adolescents commonly engage in substance use and sexual behaviors which pose risks for their health. Secondary data analysis of two school-based surveys explored the clustering of lifetime use of cigarettes, alcohol, cannabis, and engagement in sexual intercourse among 2,489 adolescents in Scotland and 1,405 adolescents in Northern Ireland. All…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Sexuality, Risk, Health Behavior
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King, Serena M.; McGee, Jennifer; Winters, Ken C.; DuPont, Robert L. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
Several risk and protective factors are influential in predicting who uses or abstains from illicit substances during the high school years. The 2014 national cohort data from the Monitoring the Future survey shows the demographics, psychosocial factors, and attitudes regarding substance use that predict abstention by twelfth-graders (versus those…
Descriptors: Correlation, Prevention, Risk, Health Behavior
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di Luzio, Silvia Scotto; Procentese, Fortuna; Guillet-Descas, Emma – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
The aim of this work was to investigate the role of physical activity in protection from substance use in adolescence, focusing on the interdependence between the different relational micro-systems of the neighborhood, the school, the family, and the peer group. Interviews were conducted with 30 adolescents recruited through a theoretical sampling…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities, Adolescents, Substance Abuse
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Lintz, Mario J.; Thurstone, Christian; Hull, Madelyne; Ladegard, Kristie – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
The objective of this study was to develop a school-based substance treatment model and evaluate the feasibility and preliminary outcomes of treatment in a school-based setting to improve access to treatment for adolescents with substance use disorders. This study provided care to 41 youths (12 to 18 years old) in three school-based health…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Drug Rehabilitation, School Health Services, Clinics
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Abedi, Behin; Reardon, Sean; Winters, Ken C.; Lee, Susanne – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
The present study used data from a randomized controlled trial on brief interventions with adolescents to identify distinct longitudinal patterns of substance use and identify predictors, as well as outcomes associated with those use patterns. Data were originally collected for the purpose of evaluating two brief intervention conditions with…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Intervention, Longitudinal Studies, Substance Abuse
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Sweeney, Mary M.; Rass, Olga; DiClemente, Cara; Schacht, Rebecca L.; Vo, Hoa T.; Fishman, Marc J.; Leoutsakos, Jeannie-Marie S.; Mintzer, Miriam Z.; Johnson, Matthew W. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
Adolescent cannabis use is associated with working memory impairment. The present randomized controlled trial assigned adolescents ages 14 to 21 enrolled in cannabis use treatment to receive either working memory training (experimental group) or a control training (control group) as an adjunctive treatment. Cognitive function, drug use, and other…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Marijuana, Substance Abuse, Short Term Memory
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Al-Zboon, Eman – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
This study examined teachers' professional perceptions about substance abuse (SA) education in Jordanian schools serving students with disabilities. Thematic analysis was conducted on interviews obtained from 60 teachers. Teachers indicated that they had low levels of professional preparation for their role as addiction educators; they also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Substance Abuse, Disabilities, Teacher Competencies
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Kumpfer, Karol L.; Magalhães, Cátia – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
This article reviews the contents and research on the Strengthening Families Program (SFP), a family evidence-based seven- to 14-session intervention for drug prevention in high-risk children ages 0 to 17. Twelve Randomized Control Trials (RCTs) found significant improvements in youths' behavioral health, including 50% reductions in substance…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Family Programs, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Christie, Grant I.; Fleming, Theresa M.; Lee, Arier Chi Lun; Clark, Terryann C. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
The use of frequency-based criteria to detect harmful substance use in adolescents is rare despite its potential to identify young people at risk. We compared high school students who use high amounts of substances to students with lower levels (or nil) of use across health and well-being indicators to explore the feasibility of this kind of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse
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Orsini, Muhsin Michael; Milroy, Jeffrey J.; Wyrick, David L.; Sanders, Lindsey – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
The purpose of this article is to investigate polysubstance use among college student-athletes and determine whether use is independent of gender, race, season status, and athletic division. College student-athletes responded to questions related to their past-30-day use of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and prescription drugs. Findings suggest that…
Descriptors: Athletes, College Students, College Athletics, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Van Hoof, Joris J.; Klerk, Frouktje Ade; Van der Lely, Nicolaas – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
This study examines the effects of acute alcohol intoxication on adolescents' school performance. In the 2007-2015 period, 3,317 adolescents (ages 12 to 17 years) were treated for acute alcohol intoxication, and 37 adolescents were admitted to the hospital twice. Alcohol intoxication has an overrepresentation in "low" school levels. The…
Descriptors: Drinking, Academic Achievement, Hospitals, Alcohol Abuse
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Ford, Julian D.; Grasso, Damion J.; Levine, Joan; Tennen, Howard – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
This pilot randomized clinical trial tested an emotion regulation enhancement to cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) with 29 college student problem drinkers with histories of complex trauma and current clinically significant traumatic stress symptoms. Participants received eight face-to-face sessions of manualized Internet-supported CBT for problem…
Descriptors: College Students, Alcohol Abuse, Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification
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Walters, Kenneth S.; Bulmer, Sandra Minor; Troiano, Peter F.; Obiaka, Uzoma; Bonhomme, Rebecca – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
Research on college substance use and mental illness is limited and inconsistent. Measures of substance use, and anxiety and depressive symptoms, were completed by 1,316 undergraduates within a major drug transportation corridor. Hierarchical linear regressions were used to test associations between anxious and depressive symptoms and substance…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Undergraduate Students, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology)
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Karaca, Aysel; Akkus, Dilek; Sener, Dilek Konuk – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
Peer educators (PEs) have a significant role in providing education on various health issues like smoking, alcohol, and other substance use. This study aimed to determine the experiences and opinions of PEs regarding a peer education program. Using the qualitative research method, data were collected from the study sample, which consisted of 23…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Semi Structured Interviews, Focus Groups, Qualitative Research
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