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Arria, Amelia M.; Allen, Hannah K.; Caldeira, Kimberly M.; Vincent, Kathryn B.; O'Grady, Kevin E. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: This study examines the prospective relationship between substance use during college and two outcomes: having definite plans to attend graduate school; and, among individuals with plans, enrolling in graduate school upon college graduation. Participants: n = 980 were originally enrolled as first-time, first-year college students in an…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Academic Aspiration, Graduate Study
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Wood, Frank R., Jr.; Graham, Roderick – Youth & Society, 2020
This study explores the links between cyberbullying victimization and a set of health risk behaviors associated with juvenile delinquency (cigarette smoking, marijuana usage, alcohol usage, and sexual frequency). These links are examined with data from the 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (n = 9,122). Using cluster analysis, respondents are…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Telecommunications, Victims
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Turel, Ofir – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
This study theorizes and tests moderators (perceived availability of marijuana and age-group) of the association between adolescents' frequency of marijuana ad exposure and past-year marijuana use. To test this model, I analyzed national survey data from 9,024 American adolescents with hierarchical regression techniques. Results showed that being…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Age Differences, Adolescents, Incidence
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Azagba, Sunday; Shan, Lingpeng; Latham, Keely – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Background: Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. There has been a rapidly changing marijuana policy environment and increased acceptability related to marijuana in the United States. How the changing environment will potentially influence adolescents age of initiation remains unknown. While much of extant…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Drug Abuse, High School Students, Adolescents
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Hill, Lucas G.; Holleran Steiker, Lori K.; Mazin, Lubna; Kinzly, Mark L. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Drug overdose is the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50, a crisis that is driven by an increasingly potent supply of illicit opioids. College-aged adults are more likely than any other age group to engage in opioid misuse. Naloxone, the antidote for an opioid overdose, can save the life of an opioid overdose victim if it is…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, College Students, Prevention, Narcotics
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Onoyase, Anna – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This research was embarked upon to find out about knowledge of HIV/AIDS, its sources and behaviour change of undergraduate university students of Ekiti State University, South west Nigeria: Implications for counselling. In order to carry out the investigation, the researcher formulated three research questions and one hypothesis to guide the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Behavior Change, Student Behavior
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Docherty, Meagan; Sweeten, Gary; Craig, Tyleia; Yang, Vevette J. H.; Decrop, Romain; Beardslee, Jordan; Piquero, Alex; Clark, Catie; Pardini, Dustin – Journal of School Violence, 2020
Although studies have identified risk factors for adolescent handgun carrying, previous research on risk factors for carrying a handgun to school specifically is sparse. This study examines self-report data from 122,840 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students from 426 schools across Arizona, from three survey administrations (2014, 2016, and 2018). In…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Adolescents, Weapons
Johnston, Lloyd D.; Miech, Richard A.; O'Malley, Patrick M.; Bachman, Jerald E.; Patrick, Megan E. – Institute for Social Research, 2020
Monitoring the Future (MTF) is a long-term study of substance use and related factors among U.S. adolescents, college students, and adult high school graduates through age 60. It is conducted annually and supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. MTF findings identify emerging substance use problems, track substance use trends, and inform…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Drug Abuse, College Students, Adults
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Bolaji, Stephen; Jalloh, Sulay; Kell, Marilyn – Education Sciences, 2020
The study was premised on the concern of the migrant African parents about their children's lack of aspiration for higher education after completing their secondary education in the Northern Territory (NT), Australia. There appears to be little understanding of, or confusion around, the different pathways available to higher education in…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Academic Aspiration, Higher Education, Cultural Differences
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Wishart, Madeline; Davis, Cassandra; Pavlis, Alexia; Hallam, Karen T – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
Research has consistently demonstrated that young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or queer (LGBQ) show greater levels of psychosocial risk than general cohorts of young people. Young people engaged with youth alcohol and other drug (AOD) services are some of the most marginalized of all young people. Hitherto research is yet to…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Individual Development, Risk, LGBTQ People
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Hamilton-Ekeke, Joy-Telu; Abam, Regina Patricia; Ogobiri, Eunice – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2020
Purpose: The study determined the level of health literacy in terms of knowledge of drug abuse as well as its application in making healthy decisions among secondary school students in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Method: Three research questions and one hypothesis guided the study. Survey-design was utilised and 260…
Descriptors: Wellness, Secondary School Students, Health Promotion, Foreign Countries
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Kim, Jeongsuk; Gentle-Genitty, Carolyn; Kim, Jangmin – School Psychology International, 2020
Many studies have examined significant factors associated with school delinquency among adolescents, including relationship violence, property damage, and other serious threats to students' safety. However, students' coping behaviors after being victims of or witnesses to violence and other forms of delinquency have not been thoroughly examined.…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Middle School Students, High School Students, Violence
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Fakaruddin, Farhana Nabila; Nor, Azmawaty Mohamad – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2020
Adolescence, a transition between childhood and adulthood is viewed as a phase of increased decision making, pressure and understanding one's self. In search of their identity, adolescents experienced peer pressures and tend to engage in social problems such as drug abuse which leads them to believe in expressing their inner selves. Research on…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Self Control, Emotional Development, Coping
Harman, Jennifer L. – ZERO TO THREE, 2020
The opioid epidemic and related substance abuse reaches far and wide, with many newborns across the country left to endure the consequences. What follows is a unique, first-person account of a "Story From the Field" that highlights the experiences of one mother as she watched her adopted daughter suffer the effects of neonatal abstinence…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Addictive Behavior, Neonates, Mothers
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Yildiz, Özer – World Journal of Education, 2019
The objective of this research study is to reveal the levels of knowledge of the elite bodybuilding athletes and their views about doping training; additionally, to evaluate the views of the participants from the standpoint of sport values education. The research was conducted as a phenomenology model, which is one of the qualitative research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletes, Human Body, Physical Activities
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