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Mindthoff, Amelia; Hagsand, Angelica V.; Schreiber Compo, Nadja; Evans, Jacqueline R. – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2019
Police commonly interview intoxicated suspects. This is concerning when suspects are innocent because intoxication often leads to a higher risk for impulsive decision making and reduces inhibition. However, the manner in which intoxication affects people's reporting of unethical or criminal actions carried out by themselves or others is unknown…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Disclosure, Crime, Severity (of Disability)
Public Health Service (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Community Environmental Management. – 1973
This annotated bibliography of 247 entries is divided into the following categories: (a) general aspects and reviews; (b) sources of poisoning, epidemiology, and pica studies; (c) clinico-pathological studies; (d) diagnosis and screening; (e) laboratory methods; and (f) treatment and prevention. A subject and author index is included. (PD)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Accidents, Annotated Bibliographies, Clinical Diagnosis
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Malhotra, Anil; Biswas, Parthasarathy – Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 2006
Cannabis is a widely used illicit drug among adolescents, many of whom perceive little risk from cannabis. Cannabis use is associated with poor academic performance and increased school drop-outs. It is also associated with high-risk behaviors in adolescents like crime, violence, unprotected sexual encounters, and car accidents. Many of these…
Descriptors: Accidents, Marijuana, Adolescents, At Risk Persons
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Schraufnagel, Trevor J.; Davis, Kelly Cue; George, William H.; Norris, Jeanette – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2010
Objective: Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) among boys has been associated with a variety of subsequent maladaptive behaviors. This study explored a potential connection between CSA and an increased likelihood of risky sexual behavior in adulthood. Further, the study examined whether or not alcohol use may contribute to this relationship. Method: As…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Structural Equation Models, Child Abuse, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention, 2010
"Pregaming" or "pre-loading" is what college students call the practice of drinking alcohol in a private setting prior to attending an organized event or social activity where alcohol might or might not be served. According to one student, "Pregames are usually a fun part of the night because you're just with a few close…
Descriptors: Drinking, Dormitories, Prevention, Risk
Jordan, Ken – 1988
Many studies have supported the finding that alcohol consumption may lead to socially inappropriate behaviors. One theory which appears promising in accounting for the effects of intoxication is Hull's (1981) self-consciousness theory which is based on the idea that alcohol consumption affects behavior indirectly as a result of its effect on…
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, College Students, Drinking, Higher Education