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ERIC Number: EJ611543
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1053-203X
Patterns of Substance Abuse and Attrition among First-Year Students.
Bergen-Cico, Dessa
Journal of the First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, v12 n1 p61-75 2000
During the 1997-1998 academic year, 255 students at a four-year college required emergency medical or institutional intervention related to substance abuse. Of these, 42 percent were freshmen. Results suggest the importance of assisting social adjustment of freshmen through cognitive/behavioral counseling and peer education to decrease the incidence of alcohol or drug related problems. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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