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Guangzhen Wu; Anya Biskupiak; Xiaohan Mei; Yuying Song – Youth & Society, 2024
An important public concern about the impact of recreational cannabis legalization is how it may affect adolescent cannabis use. Prior research on this issue has primarily focused on the implications of "medical" cannabis legalization for adolescents and used data that cover a relatively short post-legalization period. This study extends…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Adolescents, Marijuana, Drug Use
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Jennifer C. Duckworth; Devon A. Abdallah; Michael S. Gilson; Christine M. Lee – Journal of American College Health, 2024
Objective: Among two-year college students, alcohol and marijuana use, related consequences, and risk factors for use are not well understood. We examined differences between two- and four-year students in alcohol and marijuana use, consequences, and perceived descriptive norms, and explored whether two-year status moderated associations between…
Descriptors: Drinking, Marijuana, Risk, Drug Use
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Davis, Christal N.; Dash, Genevieve F.; Miller, Mary Beth; Slutske, Wendy S. – Journal of American College Health, 2023
Objective: The role of simultaneous alcohol and marijuana (SAM) use in the experience of blackouts among college students is unclear. To clarify discrepancies, the current study evaluated whether the association between SAM user status and blackouts was moderated by high-intensity drinking (HID). Participants and Methods: College students (N =…
Descriptors: Drinking, Drug Use, Marijuana, College Students
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Samuele Porche; Benjamin Gardner – Journal of American College Health, 2024
Objective: Around 40% of US university students use cannabis, 25% of whom present with cannabis use disorder, which endangers health. We investigated the concurrent contribution of reflective processes, which generate action via conscious deliberation, and non-reflective processes, which prompt behavior automatically, to undergraduates' cannabis…
Descriptors: Drug Use, Undergraduate Students, Marijuana, Foreign Countries
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Kelsey K. Wiggs; Rosanna Breaux; Joshua M. Langberg; James L. Peugh; Stephen P. Becker – Grantee Submission, 2024
Background: Research has been inconclusive as to whether stimulant treatment causes or exacerbates sleep problems in adolescents with ADHD. This study examined sleep differences in adolescents with ADHD as a function of stimulant use. Methods: Participants were adolescents with ADHD (N=159, ages 12-14). Parents reported on receipt of stimulant…
Descriptors: Sleep, Adolescents, Drug Use, Stimulants
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Stephanie Sarabia – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2024
This paper aims to understand the impact on student learning of redesigning an elective substance use course with the intent of contextualizing the topic by modeling a structural critical lens. In addition, we look at how this shift impacts students' approaches to working with clients who use substances. Secondary data from student course…
Descriptors: Drug Use, Social Work, Professional Education, Elective Courses
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Ronald Ruiz-Peña; Mariana Pino; Juan Contreras – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2024
Adolescents who break the law have experienced situations that increase the likelihood of becoming involved in criminal activities such as drug use, gang involvement, adverse economic conditions, among others. All this, added to their stage of human development, which is characterized by physical, cognitive, social and emotional changes, can lead…
Descriptors: Neuropsychology, Psychological Evaluation, Adolescents, Cognitive Processes
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Ricarda K. Pritschmann; Jillian M. Rung; Meredith S. Berry; Ali M. Yurasek – Journal of American College Health, 2024
Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine patterns of concurrent cannabis and other substance use and their differential associations with cannabis-related problems and academic outcomes in college students. Participants: Participants were undergraduate students (N = 263; M age = 19.1 years; 61.2% female) who were eligible if they used…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Drug Use, Undergraduate Students, Drug Abuse
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Wysota, Christina N.; Le, Daisy; Clausen, Michelle Elise; Ciceron, Annie Coriolan; Fuss, Caroline; Bennett, Breesa; Romm, Katelyn F.; Duan, Zongshuan; Berg, Carla J. – Health Education Research, 2022
Cannabidiol (CBD) product regulatory efforts must be informed by research regarding consumer perceptions. This mixed-methods study examined CBD product information sources, knowledge, perceptions, use and use intentions among young adults. This study analyzed (i) Fall 2020 survey data from 2464 US young adults (M[subscript age] = 24.67, 51.4% ever…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Knowledge Level, Drug Use, Marijuana
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Almeida, Joanna; Barber, Catherine; Rosen, Rochelle K.; Nicolopoulos, Alexandra; O'Brien, Kimberly H. McManama – Youth & Society, 2023
Research on planning, method choice, and method substitution in adolescents' suicide attempts is limited. We conducted in-depth interviews with 20 adolescents following their suicide attempt to learn the extent to which the attempt was planned, why they used the method they did, and whether they would have substituted another method if the one…
Descriptors: Suicide, Adolescent Attitudes, Decision Making, Prevention
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Guidry, J. J.; Rosselli, Anthony – Physical Educator, 2020
This article examines the deterrent effects of mandatory drug testing of high school athletes in relation to student use of both illicit drugs and performance-enhancing substances through a critical review of relevant literature on the topic. It explores student use of both illicit drugs and performance-enhancing substances, as well as how…
Descriptors: Drug Use Testing, High School Students, Student Athletes, Program Effectiveness
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Peterson, Makenzie L.; Clark, Carson T.; Lynch, Cayla J.; Cooper, James T.; Gelfman, Noah; Blumenstein, Julia; Hansen, Rodney; Porter, Joseph H.; Hillhouse, Todd M. – Journal of American College Health, 2023
Objective: The present study evaluated the effects of nicotine concentration (0-10 mg/ml) and flavor (gummy bear vs unflavored) on the subjective experiences of vaporized nicotine in young adult low-dose nicotine (3 mg/ml) ECIG users. Participants: Eight young adult ECIG users were recruited. Methods: A single blinded crossover study was used.…
Descriptors: Smoking, Electronic Equipment, Health Behavior, Young Adults
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Al-Juboori, Ruaa; Subramaniam, Divya – Journal of School Violence, 2022
The study's aim was to determine the association between school-based violence and being under the influence of drugs/alcohol during the last sexual intercourse among US high-school adolescents. A total of 3136 students from the 2019 Youth Risk Behavior survey were included. Multivariate logistic regression models were conducted to examine…
Descriptors: Violence, Adolescents, Sex, Drug Use
Rusudan Kvirikashvili; Lina Begdache – International Journal on Social and Education Sciences, 2023
Medication for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is frequently abused and misused alongside alcohol on college campuses. The aim of the study was to assess the relationship between participants' alcohol use, mental distress, and academic performance in relation to their illicit use of ADHD medication. An anonymous cross-sectional…
Descriptors: College Students, Drinking, Drug Use, Anxiety
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Ibrahima Dina Diatta; André Berchtold – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2023
Using secondary data has many advantages, but there are also many limitations, including the lack of relevant information. This article draws on a previous study that used secondary data to investigate substance use in young, elite athletes. Three types of missing data appeared: missing data, lack of information about the data collection process,…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Research Problems, Data Collection, Scientific Research
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