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Jones, Hendrée E.; Momand, Abdul Subor; Morales, Brian; Browne, Thom; Poliansky, Nicolas; Ruiz, Diego; Aranguren, Mercedez; Sanchez, Silvina; Valeria Fratto, Maria; O'Grady, Kevin E. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2020
This paper summarizes the development and evaluation of an assessment instrument for children ages 7-12. The CHILD CARRE measure is a semi-structured interview with 7 domains. Children from the USA and Argentina (N = 134) completed baseline and follow-up assessments. Substance use occurred at an average age of 8. Almost 33% of the children were…
Descriptors: Intervention, Drinking, Drug Abuse, Cross Cultural Studies
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Wojciechowski, Thomas W. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2020
Background: Cigarette use is a public health issue and juvenile offenders are at risk for engagement in substance use. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been linked to elevated risk for cigarette use and juvenile offenders are at elevated risk for mental health issues. Objectives: To elucidate general patterns of development of…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Behavior, Late Adolescents, At Risk Persons
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Alexander, Jordan D.; Anderson, Kristen G.; Myers, Mark G. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2020
This study examines relationships between drink refusal self-efficacy (DRSE) and outcomes in project options (PO), an adolescent alcohol use early intervention. 1171 US high school students (39.3% Hispanic, 59.3% girls) participated in PO, reporting their demographics, alcohol use, and drinking reduction efforts at baseline, 30 days, and 3 months…
Descriptors: Drinking, Prevention, Self Efficacy, High School Students
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Srivastav, Aditi; Davis, Rachel E.; Strompolis, Melissa; Crouch, Elizabeth; Thrasher, James F.; Spencer, Mindi – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2020
Evidence shows that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are a root cause of risk behaviors. Safe, stable, and nurturing relationships (SSNRs) can potentially moderate the health risks associated with ACEs. This study examines the relationships among SSNRs in childhood, ACEs, and two risk behaviors in adulthood (smoking tobacco and binge…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Smoking, Health Behavior, Child Development
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McCoy, Kelsey; Tibbs, Jessie J.; DeKraai, Mark; Hansen, David J. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2020
Adolescents exposed to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are at increased risk for substance use. Factors that reduce likelihood of adolescent substance use are an important area of research and intervention. The present study aimed to understand the cumulative impact of household dysfunction ACEs on adolescent alcohol and marijuana use and to…
Descriptors: Family (Sociological Unit), Family Problems, Adolescents, High School Students
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Frank, Jennifer L.; Fiegel, Katherine A. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2020
This study assessed the moderating effects of school facilitating conditions (school opportunities for prosocial involvement, school commitment, academic grades, and truancy) on adolescent marijuana use within the context of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). Utilizing a large statewide surveillance study of adolescent risk and protective…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Marijuana, Drug Abuse, Adolescents
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Jiang, Feng; Xie, Chuanyu; Zhang, Ning – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2020
Previous studies and reports of drug abuse cases in China indicate that college students' perceptions and attitudes toward illegal drugs may have been greatly impacted by the changing social surroundings. However, little work has been done to assess empirically their willingness and perceptions of using drugs. This paper, therefore, focuses on…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, College Students, Intention, Student Attitudes
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Gabremichael, Nemayehu Nigatu; Thupayagale-Tshweneagae, Gloria; Akpor, Oluwaseyi – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
Purpose: The main purpose of this study was to develop strategies for the reduction of alcohol and substance abuse among university-going adolescents in Southern Ethiopia. Setting: The study took place in two selected universities in Southern Ethiopia. Methods: An explorative descriptive contextual design and qualitative approach was used for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Alcohol Abuse, Undergraduate Students, Late Adolescents
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Abrams, Alyssa L. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
Introduction: Adolescents may experience and engage in many risky consequences and behaviors after drinking. It is important to consider the consequences of substance use as these consequences can be helpful in developing feasible and effective school-based prevention programs. Methods: This paper capitalizes on the use of a nationally…
Descriptors: Drinking, Truancy, Academic Achievement, Adolescents
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Doumas, Diana M.; Turrisi, Rob; Miller, Raissa; Esp, Susan; Flay, Brian – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
Sensation seeking has been identified as a significant risk factor for adolescent alcohol use. Little is known, however, about the process by which sensation seeking impacts heavy alcohol use. The current study used structural equation modeling (SEM) to examine the relationships among sensation seeking, age of drinking initiation, and heavy…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, High School Seniors
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McAloney-Kocaman, Kareena; Rogon, Paul J. S.; Ireland, Lana – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
Adolescents commonly engage in substance use and sexual behaviors which pose risks for their health. Secondary data analysis of two school-based surveys explored the clustering of lifetime use of cigarettes, alcohol, cannabis, and engagement in sexual intercourse among 2,489 adolescents in Scotland and 1,405 adolescents in Northern Ireland. All…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Sexuality, Risk, Health Behavior
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King, Serena M.; McGee, Jennifer; Winters, Ken C.; DuPont, Robert L. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
Several risk and protective factors are influential in predicting who uses or abstains from illicit substances during the high school years. The 2014 national cohort data from the Monitoring the Future survey shows the demographics, psychosocial factors, and attitudes regarding substance use that predict abstention by twelfth-graders (versus those…
Descriptors: Correlation, Prevention, Risk, Health Behavior
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di Luzio, Silvia Scotto; Procentese, Fortuna; Guillet-Descas, Emma – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
The aim of this work was to investigate the role of physical activity in protection from substance use in adolescence, focusing on the interdependence between the different relational micro-systems of the neighborhood, the school, the family, and the peer group. Interviews were conducted with 30 adolescents recruited through a theoretical sampling…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities, Adolescents, Substance Abuse
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Lintz, Mario J.; Thurstone, Christian; Hull, Madelyne; Ladegard, Kristie – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
The objective of this study was to develop a school-based substance treatment model and evaluate the feasibility and preliminary outcomes of treatment in a school-based setting to improve access to treatment for adolescents with substance use disorders. This study provided care to 41 youths (12 to 18 years old) in three school-based health…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Drug Rehabilitation, School Health Services, Clinics
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Abedi, Behin; Reardon, Sean; Winters, Ken C.; Lee, Susanne – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
The present study used data from a randomized controlled trial on brief interventions with adolescents to identify distinct longitudinal patterns of substance use and identify predictors, as well as outcomes associated with those use patterns. Data were originally collected for the purpose of evaluating two brief intervention conditions with…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Intervention, Longitudinal Studies, Substance Abuse
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