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Braun, Robert E.; Glassman, Tavis; Sheu, Jiunn-Jye; Dake, Joseph; Jordan, Tim; Yingling, Faith – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2014
This study assessed the Integrated Behavioral Model's (IBM) utility in explaining high-risk drinking among college students. A total of 356 participants completed a four-page questionnaire based on the (IBM) theory and their drinking behavior. The results from a path analysis revealed three significant constructs (p<0.05) which predicted…
Descriptors: Prediction, Drinking, Prevention, College Students
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Jakeman, Rick C.; Silver, Blake R.; Molasso, William – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2014
The need to understand the settings in which students drink represents an ongoing challenge for universities. Undergraduate students (N = 2,146) completed an online multicampus survey to capture the perceptions of off-campus party guests regarding common party behaviors and events. Results indicate that students frequently attend off-campus…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, Drinking, Undergraduate Students, School Policy
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Smith, Margaret; Finneran, John; Droppa, Marj – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2014
This study investigated the high risk drinking practices of unaffiliated college students who are not involved in formal athletics, fraternities, or sororities. Using a qualitative research design, the investigators interviewed students at a northeast public college in fall 2010 to learn about unaffiliated students' drinking experiences and their…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Qualitative Research
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Messler, Erick C.; Quevillon, Randal P.; Simons, Jeffrey S. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2014
The relationship between perceived parental approval of drinking and alcohol use and problems was explored with undergraduate students in a small midwestern university. Participants completed a survey measuring demographic information, perceived approval of drinking, and alcohol use and problems. Results indicated perceived parental approval of…
Descriptors: Drinking, Parent Attitudes, Parent Influence, Undergraduate Students
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Talbott, Laura L.; Wilkinson, Larrell L.; Moore, Charity G.; Usdan, Stuart L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2014
Injunctive norms, or perceived peer approval of drinking is a potentially important influence on college student drinking. Few studies on college student drinking have attended to injunctive norms during the first few months of college. Longitudinal data from 534 first semester freshmen are used to describe the contributions of injunctive norms to…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Norms, Drinking, Peer Acceptance
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Walter, Gayle; Florkowski, David; Anderson, Peter; Dunn, Micheal – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2014
Increasing episodes of campus violence have warranted an investigation into college students' perception of safety on campus. In this study, 56,811 students responded to the Core Alcohol and Drug Survey during the 2010 academic school year. Numerous universities administered the survey and students completed the survey either in class or…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Safety
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Grossbard, Joel R.; Widome, Rachel; Lust, Katherine; Simpson, Tracy L.; Lostutter, Ty W.; Saxon, Andrew – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2014
Heavy drinking and psychiatric symptoms pose challenges to college student Veterans and may undermine academic success. We used Boynton College Student Health Survey data to assess highrisk drinking (HRD), psychiatric symptoms, and psychosocial stressors among student Veterans (N = 1,679) with and without prior deployment. Rates of HRD and…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Academic Achievement, College Students
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Wamsley, Maria A.; Julian, Katherine A.; O'Sullivan, Patricia; Satterfield, Jason M.; Satre, Derek D.; McCance-Katz, Elinore; Batki, Steven L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
Objectives: Resident physicians report insufficient experience caring for patients with substance use disorders (SUDs). Resident training in Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) has been recommended. We describe the development of a standardized patient (SP) assessment to measure SBIRT skills, resident perceptions of…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Physicians, Screening Tests, Intervention
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Sharma, Manoj; Branscum, Paul – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
Drug abuse, or substance abuse, is a substantial public health problem in the United States, particularly among high school students. The purpose of this article was to review school-based programs implemented in high schools for substance abuse prevention and to suggest recommendations for future interventions. Included were English language…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Prevention, Program Implementation, High School Students
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Glascoff, Mary A.; Shrader, Joe S.; Haddock, Rose K. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
This study reports on a study of college students at a state supported university regarding the use of designated drivers associated with illicit drug use, especially marijuana use. The purpose of the study was to examine whether college students report that they drive under the influence of illicit drugs, if they use the strategy of designating a…
Descriptors: College Students, Traffic Safety, Motor Vehicles, Marijuana
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Underhill, Brynne; Langdon, Su – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
Use of prescription stimulants after college has not been well researched. In an online survey, current upperclassmen undergraduates (N = 96) and recent alumni (N = 337) reported licit and illicit use of prescription stimulants, perceptions of peer use, self-diagnosis of attention disorder, and plans for continued use. Post-graduate rate of use…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Alumni, Drug Abuse, College Environment
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Bass, Ellen J.; Bruce, Susan E.; Lee, Douglas W. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
To combat hazardous drinking during 21st birthdays, a health-focused birthday card was mailed to 2,380 college students who later completed an online instrument to assess the campaign's impact. Students reported drinking more during their 21st birthday celebrations than on a typical weekend night. Men consumed more drinks, reached higher estimated…
Descriptors: Drinking, Intervention, Birth, Health Behavior
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Paredes, Valerie; Cantu, Vanessa C.; Graf, Noreen M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
This study is designed to examine the effects of reality television and alcohol-related beliefs and behaviors of Hispanic college students (N = 285). Reality television is a new form of media that is gaining popularity and provides increased exposure to glamorized alcohol use. There is a lack of research studies focused on the impact that reality…
Descriptors: Television Viewing, Mass Media Effects, Hispanic American Students, College Students
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Culleton, Leigheann Ryan; Van Hout, Marie Claire; Foley, Michelle – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
Research shows that social norms interventions, which aim to educate individuals and groups on their actual attitudinal and behavioural norms relating to alcohol, cigarette and drug use,incur some success in reducing positive attitudes to substance use and rates of substance use. The research aimed to investigate the extent of misperceptions…
Descriptors: Prevention, Drug Use, Social Behavior, Intervention
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Wahesh, Edward; Milroy, Jeffrey J.; Lewis, Todd F.; Orsini, Muhsin M.; Wyrick, David L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
College student-athletes and first-year students are two undergraduate populations at risk for heavy-episodic drinking and alcohol-related negative consequences. In this study, 63 (56% female, 62% Caucasian) first-year student-athletes completed a preliminary questionnaire assessing demographic characteristics, athlete-specific drinking motives,…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Alcohol Abuse, College Athletics, Athletes
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