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de Brey, Cristobal; Snyder, Thomas D.; Zhang, Anlan; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2021
The 2019 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 55th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The purpose of the "Digest" is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. It contains data on a variety of…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Federal Aid, Educational Finance
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Booth, Jaime M.; Urbaeva, Zhyldyz; Park, Daejun – Youth & Society, 2021
During adolescence, adolescents are given more freedom to independently interact with a variety of social contexts. The eco-developmental model suggests that the activity spaces where adolescents spend their time affect substance-use behaviors beyond peer influences, and that the relationships may differ based on the adolescent's demographic…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Adolescents, Context Effect, Racial Differences
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Graham, S. Scott – Written Communication, 2021
This article offers a longitudinal computational-rhetorical analysis of biomedical writing on opioids. Using a corpus of 1,467 articles and essays published in the "New England Journal of Medicine" and the "Journal of the American Medical Association" between 1959 and May 2019, this study evaluates diachronic shifts in (a) the…
Descriptors: Narcotics, Drug Abuse, Epidemiology, Medical Research
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Butler, Leah C.; Fisher, Bonnie S.; Schilling, Rachael; Lasky, Nicole V.; Swan, Suzanne C. – Journal of School Violence, 2021
The "once bitten, twice shy" (OBTS) hypothesis argues that crime victims who change their involvement in risky lifestyle behaviors reduce their likelihood of experiencing repeat victimization. Tests of this hypothesis have yielded weak to mixed results, which may be due to methodological issues. We address these methodological issues by…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Risk, Alcohol Abuse, Life Style
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Ekholm, David; Dahlstedt, Magnus – Sport, Education and Society, 2021
In this article, we explore the pedagogies of (de)liberation promoted in the sports-based intervention Midnight Football (MF), carried out in a suburban and socio-economically disadvantaged residential area in Sweden. Based on interviews with coaches and managers and on-site observations, we examine how socio-pedagogical rationalities and…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Social Integration, Suburbs, Disadvantaged
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Hinde, Kylie; Mason, Jonathan; Kannis-Dymand, Lee; Millear, Prudence; Sultana, Razia – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Introduction: Intellectual disability (ID) and co-morbid mental health problems are more common in developing countries such as Bangladesh. However, little is known about how Bangladeshi health practitioners diagnose mental health disorders in people with an ID. Studies in developed countries have explored the impact of the diagnostic…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Mental Disorders, Comorbidity, Clinical Diagnosis
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McMahon, Jenny; McGannon, Kerry R. – Sport, Education and Society, 2021
In this paper, narrative analysis using a story analyst approach is used to explore how three former athletes (i.e. amateur and elite swimmers) self-managed their abuse experiences post-sport with a focus on the use, and meaning, of 'indirect self-injury' forms. Using the concept of 'emotion work', the swimmers' stories show how they reconfigured…
Descriptors: Athletes, Emotional Response, Self Destructive Behavior, Self Management
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Ting, Laura; Emery, Lindsay; Sacco, Paul – Journal of Social Work Education, 2021
Social workers need training to address at-risk alcohol and drug use. Training in screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) occurs in social work education, yet little is known about training sustainability and implementation in practice. Thirty-one MSW students, field instructors (FIs), and faculty were interviewed 1 year…
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Training, Student Attitudes, Barriers
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Sedibe, Mabatho; Hendricks, Nellie Gloria Patricia – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2021
The study explored the experiences of adolescent learners regarding drug abuse in previously disadvantaged townships in South Africa. A phenomenological research paradigm was employed, and an inductive research approach was implemented. The study followed a qualitative research design focusing on interviews and document analysis as data collection…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Drug Abuse, Secondary School Students
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Zulu, Jerome Khulekani; Bhengu, Thamsanqa Thulani; Mkhize, Bongani Nhlanhla – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2021
In this paper, we report our findings about a case study that explored challenges and their leadership practices as they responded to complex township school life. Four secondary schools purposively selected participated. Principals, heads of department and teacher were interviewed, and documents kept in the school reviewed. Findings show that…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Moral Values
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Antshel, Kevin M.; Parascandola, Theresa; Taylor, Lea E.; Faraone, Stephen V. – Journal of American College Health, 2021
Objective: The prevalence of stimulant medication misuse is rising in college students. Motivations to use stimulant medications differ from motivation to use other substances such as alcohol or cannabis. However, no previous research has examined the impact of achievement goal orientation on stimulant misuse in college students. Participants: 309…
Descriptors: College Students, Goal Orientation, Stimulants, Drug Abuse
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Selfridge, Marion; Robinson, Jennifer Claire; Mitchell, Lisa M. – Global Studies of Childhood, 2021
This article details the transformation of an empty store into a gallery honouring youth and others who have passed away from overdoses, and the creation of extensive harm reduction and grief support programming that accompanied the display of artwork. The outpouring of community interest, participation, and emotion that surfaced around heART…
Descriptors: Grief, Drug Abuse, Death, Art Products
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Mc Elhinney, Helena; Taylor, Brian J.; Sinclair, Marlene – Child Care in Practice, 2021
Protecting an unborn baby from abuse and neglect presents particular challenges for professionals due to the uncertainties about appraising future harm and functioning of family relationships. This systematic narrative review synthesises studies of professional decision making by health and social care professionals regarding child protection of…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Prenatal Care, Child Abuse, Child Neglect
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Pettigrew, Jonathan; Razzante, Robert; Allsup, Joshua; Lu, Yu; Ray, Colter D. – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: The current study identifies successes and limitations of sustaining Dale se Real (DsR) as a school-based educational intervention program related to drugs and violence for 7th and 8th grade students in Nicaragua, Central America. As evidence-based interventions are transported and imported across national borders, issues surrounding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Intervention, Grade 7
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Martin, Laura E.; Bohecker, Lynn – Inquiry, 2021
The authors investigated the complex relationships of coping associated with suicide risk among community college students. Survey responses were obtained from 733 participants. A multiple linear regression demonstrated that maladaptive coping such as self-distraction, substance use, and denial were predictive factors of suicide among students in…
Descriptors: Coping, Suicide, At Risk Students, Two Year College Students
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