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Sheppard, Meg E.; Usdan, Stuart L.; Higginbotham, John C.; Cremeens-Matthews, Jennifer L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2016
Background: The purpose of this study is to identify predictors of alcohol use based on personal values and several constructs from the Integrated Behavioral Model (i.e., attitudes, injunctive norms and descriptive norms) among undergraduate college students. Methods: A cross sectional study design was used with a convenience sample of college…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Drinking, Predictor Variables
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Garnett, Meghan; Stewart, Tanya Charyk; Van Aarsen, Kristine; Millard, Wanda; Lim, Rodrick; Miller, Michael R. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2016
Introduction: Impaired driving is the leading cause of criminal death in Canada and results in numerous emergency department (ED) visits each year. Methods: An online survey was distributed to 94 emergency physicians and emergency medicine residents at an academic tertiary care hospital in Southwestern Ontario. Descriptive statistics were…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Physicians, Physician Patient Relationship
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Planken, Martijn J. E.; Boer, Henk – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2010
Aim of this study was to evaluate a standard ten-minute peer education protocol to reduce binge drinking among Dutch adolescents at campsites during summer holidays. Using a quasi-experimental design, we evaluated the effects of the peer education protocol as applied by trained peer educators. We collected data by telephone interviews fourteen…
Descriptors: Holidays, Quasiexperimental Design, Self Efficacy, Alcohol Abuse
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Woolsey, Conrad – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2010
The combined-use of alcohol and energy drinks (EDs) on college campuses and in communities has become a considerable public health concern. Among college students, intercollegiate athletes have been identified as being particularly at-risk for excessive alcohol consumption and resultant health and behavioral consequences. The main purpose of this…
Descriptors: Campuses, Prevention, Public Health, Athletes
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Segrist, Dan J.; Pettibone, Jonathan C. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2009
Two-hundred-and-twelve college students read a vignette about a 21-year-old male described as a college student or a retail management trainee drinking at a bar alone or with friends. Participants provided estimates of the number of drinks that indicate heavy drinking in this situation. Participants also provided estimates of the number of…
Descriptors: College Students, Alcohol Abuse, Student Attitudes, Vignettes
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Yaccarino, M. Elaine – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1995
Explores the role of the college student peer counselor as a complement to the student affairs support services in the area of alcohol and substance abuse. The author discusses a viable student peer counseling model which integrates readily available assistance from college student affairs services and the skills of a trained student peer…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Health Education, Higher Education
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Haemmerlie, Frances M.; Montgomery, Robert L.; Cowell, Sheri L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1999
Examines the relationship between episodes of binge drinking by undergraduates (N=592) and the extent to which students saw decisions about alcohol use as involving five domains of sociomoral reasoning. Results indicate that undergraduates who abused alcohol the most used their thinking skills in an immature manner that emphasized personal choice…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Decision Making, Health Education, Higher Education
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Dunn, Patricia C.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Assessed viewpoints of 63 university students, 58 law enforcement officers, 48 bartenders, 26 beer distributor employees, and 46 health educators regarding level of irresponsibility perceived to be associated with specific alcohol-related behaviors. Subjects agreed that drinking behavior resulting in physical injury, legal trouble, or failure to…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Attitudes, Behavior Patterns, College Students
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Butler, Mary Alice; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1994
This article reports on a survey of 115 schools of education and training for health professionals, inquiring into the recognition of substance abuse and substance abuse in pregnancy as a curriculum concern. Although most schools reported that substance abuse falls within their curricula, some respondents requested continuing education on the…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Curriculum, Drug Abuse, Drug Use