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Van Hoof, Joris J.; Klerk, Frouktje Ade; Van der Lely, Nicolaas – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
This study examines the effects of acute alcohol intoxication on adolescents' school performance. In the 2007-2015 period, 3,317 adolescents (ages 12 to 17 years) were treated for acute alcohol intoxication, and 37 adolescents were admitted to the hospital twice. Alcohol intoxication has an overrepresentation in "low" school levels. The…
Descriptors: Drinking, Academic Achievement, Hospitals, Alcohol Abuse
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Ford, Julian D.; Grasso, Damion J.; Levine, Joan; Tennen, Howard – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
This pilot randomized clinical trial tested an emotion regulation enhancement to cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) with 29 college student problem drinkers with histories of complex trauma and current clinically significant traumatic stress symptoms. Participants received eight face-to-face sessions of manualized Internet-supported CBT for problem…
Descriptors: College Students, Alcohol Abuse, Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification
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Walters, Kenneth S.; Bulmer, Sandra Minor; Troiano, Peter F.; Obiaka, Uzoma; Bonhomme, Rebecca – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
Research on college substance use and mental illness is limited and inconsistent. Measures of substance use, and anxiety and depressive symptoms, were completed by 1,316 undergraduates within a major drug transportation corridor. Hierarchical linear regressions were used to test associations between anxious and depressive symptoms and substance…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Undergraduate Students, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology)
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Karaca, Aysel; Akkus, Dilek; Sener, Dilek Konuk – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
Peer educators (PEs) have a significant role in providing education on various health issues like smoking, alcohol, and other substance use. This study aimed to determine the experiences and opinions of PEs regarding a peer education program. Using the qualitative research method, data were collected from the study sample, which consisted of 23…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Semi Structured Interviews, Focus Groups, Qualitative Research
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Berg, Katherine; Eisenberg, Marla – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
This study aims to identify the relationships between Individualized Education Program (IEP) status and substance use. More than 122,000 eighth-, ninth-, and eleventh-grade students provided survey data in 2013. Analyses tested associations between IEP status and tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana use, accounting for emotional distress and…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Special Education, Individualized Education Programs, Grade 8
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Peltzer, Karl; Pengpid, Supa – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of cannabis and amphetamine use and associated factors among adolescents in nine African countries. We analyzed cross-sectional data from 25,372 adolescents (mean age 14.3 years, SD = 1.6) from nine African countries that participated in the Global School-Based Student Health Survey (GSHS) in…
Descriptors: Stimulants, Marijuana, Adolescents, Case Studies
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Miskulin, Ivan; Peek-Asa, Corinne; Miskulin, Maja – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
The aim of this study was to describe the alcohol consumption patterns and to identify the association of injury with excess drinking among Croatian students. This cross-sectional study was conducted among 845 university students by the use of the WHO AUDIT questionnaire. A total of 39.9% of the university students reported some level of excess…
Descriptors: Injuries, Foreign Countries, College Students, Case Studies
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Sweeney, Mary M.; Rass, Olga; DiClemente, Cara; Schacht, Rebecca L.; Vo, Hoa T.; Fishman, Marc J.; Leoutsakos, Jeannie-Marie S.; Mintzer, Miriam Z.; Johnson, Matthew W. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
Adolescent cannabis use is associated with working memory impairment. The present randomized controlled trial assigned adolescents ages 14 to 21 enrolled in cannabis use treatment to receive either working memory training (experimental group) or a control training (control group) as an adjunctive treatment. Cognitive function, drug use, and other…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Marijuana, Substance Abuse, Short Term Memory
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Al-Zboon, Eman – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
This study examined teachers' professional perceptions about substance abuse (SA) education in Jordanian schools serving students with disabilities. Thematic analysis was conducted on interviews obtained from 60 teachers. Teachers indicated that they had low levels of professional preparation for their role as addiction educators; they also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Substance Abuse, Disabilities, Teacher Competencies
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Kumpfer, Karol L.; Magalhães, Cátia – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
This article reviews the contents and research on the Strengthening Families Program (SFP), a family evidence-based seven- to 14-session intervention for drug prevention in high-risk children ages 0 to 17. Twelve Randomized Control Trials (RCTs) found significant improvements in youths' behavioral health, including 50% reductions in substance…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Family Programs, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Christie, Grant I.; Fleming, Theresa M.; Lee, Arier Chi Lun; Clark, Terryann C. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
The use of frequency-based criteria to detect harmful substance use in adolescents is rare despite its potential to identify young people at risk. We compared high school students who use high amounts of substances to students with lower levels (or nil) of use across health and well-being indicators to explore the feasibility of this kind of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse
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Orsini, Muhsin Michael; Milroy, Jeffrey J.; Wyrick, David L.; Sanders, Lindsey – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2018
The purpose of this article is to investigate polysubstance use among college student-athletes and determine whether use is independent of gender, race, season status, and athletic division. College student-athletes responded to questions related to their past-30-day use of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and prescription drugs. Findings suggest that…
Descriptors: Athletes, College Students, College Athletics, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Kim, Dong-Hyun; So, Wi-Young – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
Background: Recreational drug abuse control has long been a major goal of global health and social welfare organizations. Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine the possible associations between recreational drug abuse and Korean adolescents' school records. Methods: In 2012, 74,186 seventh- through twelfth-grade students participated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drug Abuse, Adolescents, Secondary School Students
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Manu, Emmanuel; Maluleke, Xavela T.; Douglas, Mbuyiselo – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
South Africa has a high rate of substance abuse among youths both in and out of school with East London in the Eastern Cape Province experiencing an increase in young people ages 20 years and below seeking treatment for substance abuse. The purpose of the study was to explore the knowledge of high school learners (grades 10 to 12) regarding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Substance Abuse, High School Students, Knowledge Level
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Hojjat, Seyed Kaveh; Rezaei, Mahdi; Namadian, Gholamreza; Hatami, Seyed Esmaeil; Norozi Khalili, Mina – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
Parental substance abuse is associated with impaired skills and ability to take care of children. Children of substance-abusing parents display higher levels of emotional difficulties. This article shows the effectiveness of emotional intelligence group training on anger in adolescents with substance-abusing fathers. The sample consisted of 60…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Self Control, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship
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