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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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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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Mannocci, Alice; Guerra, Fabrizio; Colamesta, Vittoria; Backhaus, Insa; Firenze, Alberto; Provenzano, Sandro; Fiore, Maria; Ferrara, Maria; Langiano, Elisa; De Vito, Elisabetta; Lorini, Chiara; Bonaccorsi, Guglielmo; Villari, Paolo; La Torre, Giuseppe – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
Background: Pictorial warnings may contribute to lower attractiveness of smoking, particularly among adolescents. The present study compared the impact of two different label styles of tobacco product warnings (textual and pictorial) among adolescents in a new standardized way, using the Adolescent Label Impact Index (ALII). Methods: A…
Descriptors: Advertising, Smoking, Mass Media Effects, Adolescents
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Cabrera, Korine B.; Palm Reed, Kathleen M. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
Rates of alcohol use peak during the transition from adolescence to young adulthood, a developmental phase that encompasses heightened stress and emotion regulation demands. This mixed methods study examines the influence of a critical developmental transition, high school graduation, on the relationship between problem alcohol use and emotion…
Descriptors: Drinking, Emotional Response, Stress Variables, Alcohol Abuse
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Demirezen, Dilek; Karaca, Aysel; Konuk Sener, Dilek; Ankarali, Handan – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
In recent years, peer education programs (PEPs) have put this effect to use in a positive way by providing peers that constitute positive role models for each other. Accordingly, this study was carried out to determine the effect of a PEP on the basic knowledge of adolescents about addiction and on the level of self-efficacy that is needed to…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Substance Abuse, Drug Education, Prevention
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Akomolafe, Toyin O.; Hansen, Andrew R.; Hackney, Amy A.; Wang, Wei; Thorne-Williams, Daniella R.; Zhang, Jian – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
This study examined the relationship between cigarette smoking and body perception across measured body weight among adolescents aged 12-19 years, using 2005-2014 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data. Adjustment showed that normal weight girls who perceived themselves as overweight had a significantly higher smoking prevalence…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Smoking, Self Concept, Adolescents
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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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