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Ward, Rose Marie; Oswald, Barbara B.; Galante, Marina – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2016
The misuse of prescription stimulants (MPS), risky drinking, and drunkorexia are current public health concerns. The present study assessed the prevalence of MPS and drunkorexia using an online survey. Specifically, we examined alcohol consumption, the Rutgers Alcohol Problem Index, Compensatory Eating and Behaviors in Response to Alcohol…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Stimulants, Alcohol Abuse, Correlation
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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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Twombly, Eric C.; Holtz, Kristen D.; Agnew, Christine B. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2011
Prescription drug misuse is a major health problem, particularly among teens. A key step in curbing misuse is the development of effective prescription drug prevention messages. This paper explores the elements of prescription drug misuse prevention messages that resonate with teens using data from focus groups with seventh and eighth grade…
Descriptors: Drug Education, Prevention, Focus Groups, Audiences
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Okamoto, Scott K.; Po'a-Kekuawela, Ka'ohinani; Chin, Coralee I. H.; Nebre, La Risa H.; Helm, Susana – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2010
This qualitative study examined the drug resistance strategies of Hawaiian youth residing in rural communities in Hawai'i. Forty seven youth participated in 14 focus groups which focused on the social and environmental context of drug use for these youth. The findings indicated that there were 47 references to resistance strategies used in drug…
Descriptors: Drug Education, Prevention, Focus Groups, Drug Use
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Teater, Barbra; Hammond, Gretchen Clark – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2009
Survey research was used to explore the beliefs of 963 staff members regarding the myths to treating tobacco dependence and the integration of tobacco dependence into substance abuse treatment programs. The staff represented a mixture of residential, outpatient, and prevention-based gender-specific (women only) treatment centers throughout Ohio.…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Smoking, Attitude Measures, Addictive Behavior
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Hobson, Charles J.; McCarthy, Heather; Murff, Sherice; Thomas, Adrienne; Rosetti, Desila; Murillo, Natalie G. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2009
A "train-the-trainer" workshop was developed to evaluate and enhance presentational skills and offered to 14 youth in grades 6-12 and 9 administrators from youth-focused community agencies in Indiana. Upon workshop completion, 7 youth and 6 adults functioned as presenters of a 1 1/2-hour module on refusal and resistance skills to 95…
Descriptors: Workshops, Youth, Adults, Administrators
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Van Hout, Marie Claire; Connor, Sean – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2008
Research Aim: This research aimed to provide an anecdotal perception of student substance use according to the teachers' personal experience in the Irish secondary level educational setting. Methodology: Sampling Interviews were conducted with teachers (n=95) at 10 randomly selected schools in County Carlow in the South East of Ireland, as part of…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Students, Substance Abuse
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deKoven, Aram – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2007
This research examines the importance of trust in the classroom, and answers the following questions: 1) is trust important to create and maintain in the classroom? 2) What is the significance of trust between a teacher and a student, and 3) do students trust their drug and alcohol educators? In-depth interviews were conducted with 38 middle…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Drug Education, Trust (Psychology), Teacher Student Relationship
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Jowers, Keri L.; Bradshaw, Catherine P.; Gately, Sherry – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2007
Public schools are under increased pressure to implement evidence-based substance abuse prevention programs. A number of model programs have been identified, but little research has examined the effectiveness of these programs when "brought to scale" or implemented district-wide. The current paper summarizes the application of the Adelman and…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Student Attitudes, Drug Education, Prevention
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Okamoto, Scott K.; Hurdle, Donna E.; Marsiglia, Flavio Francisco – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2001
Article presents findings of a qualitative study conducted with a group of 19 American Indian students. Participants in small gender-specific focus groups reported on strategies most commonly used to avoid offers of alcohol and other drugs. Primary strategies identified were redirecting, avoiding/leaving, and refusing. Implications for…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Cross Cultural Training, Drug Education, Early Adolescents
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Demers, Jacques; French, Deanne C.; Moore, Dennis – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2000
In pilot study, special education teachers were exposed to experiences designed to enhance their skills in adapting substance abuse prevention activities and materials for their students. Although pilot students noted an increase in their teachers' emphasis on substance abuse prevention and their criterion-related attitudes/behaviors improved…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Classroom Techniques, Drug Education, Outcomes of Education
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Ozmon, Kenneth L.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1974
Descriptors: Drug Addiction, Drug Education, Psychological Patterns, School Community Relationship
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Schaps, Eric; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1984
Evaluated effective Classroom Management (ECM)-Elementary, an inservice course in which teachers (N=23) were taught communication, problem solving, and self-esteem enhancement techniques to encourage positive attitudes and eventually reduce student drug use. Results showed teachers regarded the training highly but treatment effects on students…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Drug Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
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Moskowitz, Joel M.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1984
Presents a one-year follow-up of a drug education course for 500 junior high school students. Analyses of variance and covariance were performed on class-level data collected at follow-up. None of the short-term effects of the course sustained. (JAC)
Descriptors: Drug Education, Females, Followup Studies, Junior High School Students
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Serdahely, William J. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1984
Describes a nontraditional approach to college drug education that attempts to make the cognitive domain relevant to the student through the use of negotiated learning contracts. Includes the affective and psychomotor domains with activities in drug behavior modification, self-concept awareness, stress management, and nondrug highs. (Author/LLL)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, College Students, Course Content, Drug Education
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