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Park, Sung-Yeon; Yun, Gi Woong; Constantino, Nora; Ryu, So Young; Fred, Daniel; Jennings, Enid; Duenas, Kate – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2020
A pilot study was conducted to develop a marijuana knowledge scale and test feasibility of an information literacy-focused intervention targeting college students. First, students recruited from four classes completed an online survey measuring knowledge, attitudes, and intention to use marijuana and the responses (n = 117) were used to create a…
Descriptors: Health, Information Literacy, Marijuana, Intervention
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Crawford, Lizabeth A.; Novak, Katherine B. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2020
In this paper we assess the extent to which social cap- ital affects the student activity-drinking relationship. Hierarchical OLS regressions (n=167) showed that bridging social capital closed the gap in alcohol consumption between students who spent little, versus a lot of, time participating in sports/fitness activities by reducing how…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Drinking, Social Capital, Alcohol Abuse
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Davis, Robert E.; Doyle, Nicole A.; Nahar, Vinayak K. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2020
Background: Drug use is common and positively correlates with depression and suicidality. Drug users are highly stigmatized, as society associates shame, blame, incompetency, punishment, and criminality with these individuals. These societal views can become internalized and projected onto the self (i.e. self-stigma). Self-stigma is associated…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Depression (Psychology), Self Concept, Suicide
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Chabrol, Henri; Bronchain, Jonathan; Raynal, Patrick; Gibbs, John – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the contribution of the maturity of moral judgment on cannabis use among college students. Participants were 1572 college students who completed self-report questionnaires measuring cannabis use, maturity of moral judgment, and emotional and personality variables. Thirty five percent of men and 30% of…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Moral Values, College Students, Predictor Variables
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Abbott, Jessica; Lamphere, Reneé; McGrath, Shelly A. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
In this paper, we examined the extent to which one's own religiosity, as well as that of her or his peers, has on alcohol and substance use among undergraduate students at a medium-sized public university in the south-eastern United States. Findings indicate that though peer religiosity significantly affects substance use, one's own religiosity is…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Peer Influence, Drug Abuse
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Carvalho, Helena M.; Pires, Cristiana Vale; López-Guerrero, Jose; Pinto, Marta – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
This study explores the relevance of the breathalyzer test as a harm reduction tool in outreach interventions implemented in nightlife environments. Specifically, it analyzes (i) gender and age differences on Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC); (ii) the association between BAC levels and expected effects and (iii) the relationship between BAC…
Descriptors: Role, Diagnostic Tests, Gender Differences, Age Differences
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Peterson, Jessie M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
Research was conducted to determine if social capital influenced the norms of drinking and alcohol-related behavior amongst college students. A random sample survey was distributed to college students at a medium-sized regional university (N = 2600). A mixed-method design was used to examine the results, including correlation and regression…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Drinking, Student Behavior, Student Attitudes
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Moylett, Sinéad; Regan, Daniel; Walsh, Chloe; MacNeela, Pádraig; Hughes, Brian M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
The aim was to examine the theoretical constructs and psychometric structure of the Protective Behavioural Strategies Scale (PBSS). Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis (EFA, CFA) were conducted on data from two studies. Only data from registered university students (18-25 years) were included. EFA supported a two-factor solution for the…
Descriptors: Drinking, Measures (Individuals), Likert Scales, Psychometrics
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Kruger, Daniel J.; Kruger, Jessica S.; Wagner-Greene, Victoria R.; Wotring, Amy N.; Castor, Thomas S.; Glassman, Tavis J.; Blavos, Alexis – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
This study identifies new areas for risk-reduction strategies and research with regular cannabis users. Participants at a cannabis advocacy event in the Midwestern USA completed a survey including items from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Most participants (70%) reported using cannabis to treat a medical condition, though a…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Access to Health Care, Marijuana, Drug Use
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Boyas, Javier F.; Marsiglia, Flavio F. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
The present study describes results of a randomized three-group repeated measures study that examined whether augmenting a culturally-based parent education program (Familias) can strengthen the effects of a youth intervention (kiR) in reducing rates of alcohol consumption among Latinx adolescents. A stratified random sample of 462 Latinx early…
Descriptors: Drinking, Hispanic Americans, Correlation, Parent Education
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Ward, Rose Marie; McMurrary, Matthew; Brinkman, Craig; Taylor, Elizabeth A.; Witmer, Kathryn A.; Bonar, Robert N.; Lewis, Patrick – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
When trying to prevent deaths from alcohol overdose, potentially intoxicated companions of the inebriated person must know when to intervene. The current project examined the relation between intoxication level and the signs of alcohol poisoning. In a local bar district, interviewers asked college students (N = 178; 52% female students) to…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Alcohol Abuse, Dining Facilities
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Luneke, Aaron C.; Glassman, Tavis J.; Dake, Joseph A.; Thompson, Amy J.; Blavos, Alexis A.; Aaron J. Diehr, – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2019
This systematic review summarizes the extant literature concerning college students and alcohol mixed with energy drink (AmED) consumption. Inclusion criteria incorporated studies that reported on AmED consumption, along with attitudes and perceptions of energy drink and AmED use among United States college students ages 18-25. The search yielded…
Descriptors: Drinking, Food, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Balasch, Marcel; Faucha, Mireia; Antelo, Victoria Sanchez; Pires, Cristiana Vale; Carvalho, Helena – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
Heavy Episodic Drinking (HED) is becoming a common drinking pattern among young adults in South Europe. Additionally, alcohol consumption has increased among young women, narrowing the gender gap in alcohol use. In the scope of the European action-research project 'ALLCOOL', this study explores sex-related differences on HED among young adults…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Young Adults, Gender Differences, Health Behavior
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Eitle, David; Eitle, Tamela McNulty – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
American Indians have among the highest prevalence rates for both substance use and obesity, yet there is a dearth of studies that have examined this relationship. We examined a subsample of American Indian adolescents (n=623), using the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health. We examined the association between body mass index…
Descriptors: Body Weight, American Indians, Adolescents, Correlation
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Díaz-Meneses, Gonzalo; Beerli-Palacio, Asunción; Martín-Santana, Josefa Delia – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
This research focuses on the analysis of cannabis consumption amongst young people, explaining this phenomenon by way of analysing the differences between cannabis smokers and non-smokers in order to shed light on whether cannabis is linked to specific leisure activities, and, moreover, whether it is connected to the intensity and variety of…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Drug Use, Leisure Time, Comparative Analysis
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