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Torres, Donald A. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Defines problem drinking and alcoholism, and differentiates normal drinking escapes from alcohol abuse by teenagers and other youths. Suggests teenagers consume alcohol for a myriad of reasons and this behavior often leads to alcohol dependence which can cause interference in normal relationships with others. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Education, Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism
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Nardi, Peter M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Focuses on the various family systems in which gay and lesbian people exist and how these relate to drinking behavior and its treatment and prevention. Uses a sociological perspective, emphasizing the values, norms, and meanings held about drinking by gay and lesbian people. (RC)
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Attitudes, Behavior Patterns
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Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1981
Describes a university alcohol education program and discusses 13 ideas constituting the rationale for the program. Considers the need for alcohol education, the college environment and alcohol abuse, the role of faculty, program design, resources for the program, and financial support. (RC)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Drinking
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Mannello, Timothy – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1978
Alcohol abuse prevention education encourages participants to make choices, to set safe drinking standards, and to detect questionable practices before they lead to problems. (MM)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Antisocial Behavior
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Kaplan, Mark S. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1979
Results of this investigation indicate that alcoholic beverages play an important role in campus social life. (MM)
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Behavior Patterns, College Environment
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Johnson, Patrick B. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Investigated beliefs of male college students (N=55) regarding drinking behavior, alcohol, and alcoholism. Results indicated differential agreement with various belief statements. Subjects' responses appeared to fall into two distinct belief patterns: hedonistic and helpless beliefs. These patterns have significance in the development and…
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Beliefs, College Students
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Wedding, Danny – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2000
Examines the way alcohol use has been portrayed in films with particular emphasis on the western genre. Saloons, bar fights, and town drunks are all staple features of the genre, a genre that has contributed significantly to the prevailing image of masculinity. This paper argues that these images influence and shape contemporary attitudes about…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Drinking
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Mitic, Wayne R.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1987
Assessed relationship between adolescents' problem drinking and their perceptions of stressful relationships with people or situations. Results from survey of 1,684 secondary school students suggest that perceived stress may have role in etiology of adolescent problem drinking and should signal program planners in alcohol education to include…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Coping
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Smart, R. G.; Liban, C. B. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1981
Examined attitudes toward alcohol use and abuse, drinking norms, and treatment of alcoholism among a representative sample of adults (N=933). Results indicated public concern about alcohol abuse and a desire to help, definite norms maintained against heavy drinking and drunkeness, and a belief in the value of treatment demonstrated. (Author)
Descriptors: Adults, Alcohol Education, Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism
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Roizen, Ron – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1978
The cultural and historical factors that have combined to make alcohol a problematic beverage for Americans are discussed. (MM)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Antisocial Behavior