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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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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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Warren, Jacob C.; Smalley, K. Bryant; Barefoot, K. Nikki – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
The use of addictive substances by adolescents is a major public health concern; however, rural versus urban variations are poorly understood. The purpose of the current study was to examine rural-urban differences in the prevalence of recent use of 11 substances in grades 6 through 12 in a statewide sample of students from the Georgia Student…
Descriptors: Drinking, Public Health, High School Students, Smoking
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King, Keith A.; Merianos, Ashley L.; Vidourek, Rebecca A.; Oluwoye, Oladunni A. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
The study purpose was to examine the relationship between sports participation and recent alcohol and past-year alcohol use among students. A secondary data analysis of the PRIDE survey (N = 37,616) was performed. A series of chi-square analyses and odds ratios were conducted. Results indicated sports participation reduced the odds for past-year…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Athletics, Drinking, Middle School Students
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Hogue, Aaron; Evans, Steven W.; Levin, Frances R. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
This article introduces neurodevelopmental and clinical considerations for treating adolescents with co-occurring attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and adolescent substance use (ASU) in outpatient settings. We first describe neurobiological impairments common to ADHD and ASU, including comorbidity with conduct disorder, that evoke a…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Intervention, Screening Tests, Substance Abuse
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Dembo, Richard; M. Krupa, Julie; Wareham, Jennifer; Schmeidler, James; DiClemente, Ralph J. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
Truant youths are likely to engage in a number of problem behaviors, including sexual risky behaviors. Previous research involving non-truant youths has found sexual risk behaviors to be related to marijuana use and depression, with differential effects for male and female youths. Using data collected in a National Institute on Drug Abuse…
Descriptors: Truancy, Behavior Problems, Sexuality, At Risk Persons
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Wechsberg, Wendee M.; Browne, Felicia A.; Zule, William A.; Novak, Scott P.; Doherty, Irene A.; Kline, Tracy L.; Carry, Monique G.; Raiford, Jerris L.; Herbst, Jeffrey H. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
HIV/sexually transmitted infection (STI) risk-reduction interventions are needed to address the complex risk behaviors among African-American female adolescents in disadvantaged communities in North Carolina. In a two-group randomized trial, we reached 237 sexually active, substance-using African-American female adolescents, to test a…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Adolescents, Females
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Garrett, Brady A.; Livingston, Bethany J.; Livingston, Melvin D.; Komro, Kelli A. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
We examined frequency and intensity of racial/ethnic discrimination and the longitudinal relationship to substance use. The sample included (N = 1,421) American Indian, American Indian and White, and White adolescents. A high frequency of perceived racial discrimination was associated with an increased risk for heavy alcohol use, prescription drug…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, American Indians, Tribes, Social Discrimination
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Amin-Esmaeili, Masoumeh; Yunesian, Masud; Sahimi-Izadian, Elaheh; Moinolghorabaei, Mahdieh; Rahimi-Movaghar, Afarin – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
This study was conducted to evaluate the prevalence of illicit substance use among students of Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) in four repeated surveys from 2006 to 2009. All first- to fourth-year students of the university were included. The questionnaire was anonymous and self-administered and inquired directly about own personal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Incidence, Substance Abuse, College Students
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Lewis, Todd F.; Milroy, Jeffrey; Wyrick, David; Hebard, Stephen P.; Lamberson, Katie A. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
Researchers have identified college student-athletes as a subgroup at risk for heavy drinking and associated consequences. Yet, few studies have examined multiple variables simultaneously to determine which stand out as most robust to explain drinking behavior among student-athletes. Student-athletes from 54 National Collegiate Athletic…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Athletes
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Miller, Stephen; Pike, James; Chapman, Jared; Xie, Bin; Hilton, Brian N.; Ames, Susan L.; Stacy, Alan W. – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
This study examines the point-of-sale marketing practices used to promote electronic cigarettes at stores near schools that serve at-risk youths. One hundred stores selling tobacco products within a half-mile of alternative high schools in Southern California were assessed for this study. Seventy percent of stores in the sample sold electronic…
Descriptors: Smoking, At Risk Students, Nontraditional Education, Health Behavior
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Choi, Jounghwa; Lee, Sun Young; Kwon, Myung Soon – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2017
College drinking is an important public health issue in many countries, especially in South Korea. This study aims to explore drinking motives and their relationship with drinking behaviors and drinking outcomes among Korean college students (N = 553). Utilizing a Web-based survey, this study found some similarities and differences relative to…
Descriptors: College Students, Drinking, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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