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Chen, Xinguang; Yu, Bin; Stanton, Bonita; Cook, Robert L.; Chen, Ding-Geng; Okafor, Chukwuemeka – Journal of Drug Education, 2018
Research findings are inconsistent regarding a positive association between the passage of state medical marijuana laws (MML) and the adolescent access and the use of marijuana. We utilized a novel analytical approach to examine this issue with multiyear data from the 1997-2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System of the State of Michigan.…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Drug Therapy, Correlation, Laws
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Samuolis, Jessica; Loser, Ashley; Tyrrell, Amanda – Journal of Drug Education, 2018
The current study examined negative affect as a moderator of the relationships between protective behavioral strategies (PBS) used to reduce alcohol-related risk and alcohol use outcomes. Data were obtained from 267 college students using a web-based survey. The use of PBS (i.e., setting a limit on number of drinks, alternating drinks with water,…
Descriptors: Drinking, Student Behavior, Behavior Patterns, Risk
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Wallace, Lacey N.; Roche, Michael J. – Journal of Drug Education, 2018
In this study, we examined how the number of friends and leadership among peers related to e-cigarette use and beliefs about the social consequences of use among college students. Data were collected via web survey from 175 university students in 2016. Regression techniques were used to analyze responses. Neither number of friends nor role in a…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Behavior, Peer Influence, Role
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Jordan, Hallie R.; Villarosa-Hurlocker, Margo C.; Ashley, Asia L.; Madson, Michael B. – Journal of Drug Education, 2018
There is increasing evidence that mental health problems may attenuate the relationship between protective behavioral strategies (PBS) and alcohol outcomes. However, psychological distress may also affect these relationships. Further, it appears that different types of PBS have differential relationships with alcohol outcomes. The current study…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Emotional Disturbances, Mental Disorders, Correlation
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Ecklund, Alexandra M.; Nederhoff, Dawn M.; Hunt, Shanda L.; Horvath, Keith J.; Nelson, Toben F.; Plum, Jennifer E.; Toomey, Traci L. – Journal of Drug Education, 2017
Staff and management of bars and restaurants are the key players in assuring responsible beverage service (RBS) and preventing the overservice of alcohol to intoxicated patrons. We conducted six focus group discussions (N = 42) with management and staff from bars and restaurants about RBS. We compared findings from these current discussions to…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drinking, Dining Facilities, Administrator Attitudes
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Reilly, Angela; Stevens, Edward B.; Jason, Leonard A. – Journal of Drug Education, 2017
The current study examined the relationships between a personality metatrait (Stability consisting of conscientiousness, agreeableness, and neuroticism), self-esteem, and stress in an adult population of individuals with substance use disorders living in recovery homes. Adults (N = 229) residing in 42 residential recovery settings were interviewed…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Self Esteem, Stress Variables, Substance Abuse
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Doumas, Diana M.; Esp, Susan; Miller, Raissa – Journal of Drug Education, 2017
This study evaluated the impact of Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) workshops on posttraining knowledge, skills, negative attitudes, and interest in implementing evidence-based practices (EBPs). Participants (N = 70) were primarily mental health counselor (41.4%), social workers…
Descriptors: Workshops, Intervention, Interviews, Screening Tests
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Flynn, Mark A.; Carter, Elizabeth; Craig, Clay – Journal of Drug Education, 2017
While there is mounting support for the efficacy of alcohol-based curriculum infusion (CI) programs, studies have yielded mixed results. Insufficient attention has been given to nuances in the types of CI. Using a two-group pretest-posttest quasi-experimental design, this study assessed two forms of CI, information-only (IO) and service learning…
Descriptors: College Students, Service Learning, Outcomes of Education, Alcohol Education
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Merianos, Ashley L.; Barry, Adam E. – Journal of Drug Education, 2017
This investigation examined the association between alcohol and other drug (AOD) prevention/education programs and drinking behaviors among students aged 12 to 17 years. We conducted a secondary analysis of the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (N = 17,736). AOD prevention/education was assessed in three school settings: special class,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Alcohol Education, Drug Education, Statistical Analysis
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Kohn, Carolynn S.; Schultz, Nicole R.; Bettencourt, Katrina; Dunn Carlton, Heather – Journal of Drug Education, 2017
We examined the correspondence between college students' (N = 192, 71% women) definitions of free-pours and their free-poured volumes of beer, wine, and liquor. Participants' mean beer definitions and free-pours were positively correlated; participants' mean wine and liquor definitions were larger than their free-pours, which were fairly accurate.…
Descriptors: College Students, Correlation, Definitions, Drinking
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Sloas, Lincoln B.; Caudy, Michael S.; Taxman, Faye S. – Journal of Drug Education, 2017
With nearly 8.2% of Americans experiencing substance use disorders (SUDs), a need exists for effective SUD treatment and for strategies to assist treatment participants to complete treatment programs (Chandler, Fletcher, & Volkow, 2009). The purpose of the current research is to contribute to an emerging knowledge base about treatment…
Descriptors: Drug Rehabilitation, Therapy, Substance Abuse, Readiness
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Schwindt, Rhonda; Hudmon, Karen Suchanek; Knisely, Mitchell; Davis, Lorie; Pike, Caitlin – Journal of Drug Education, 2017
Persons with mental illness smoke at rates two to four times higher than do persons without mental illness and comprise 30.9% of the U.S. tobacco market. Given the prevalence of mental illness and the known detrimental effects of tobacco, concerted efforts are needed to promote the use of evidence-based treatment options. We conducted a systematic…
Descriptors: Smoking, Mental Disorders, Health Behavior, Incidence
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Kolena, Branislav; Petrovicová, Ida; Trnovec, Tomáš; Pilka, Tomáš; Bicanová, Gabriela – Journal of Drug Education, 2016
We describe opinions on medical use of "Cannabis sativa L." under conditions of Slovakia (n = 717). Personal experience with marijuana was detected in 77.42% (n = 553) in age categories younger than 20 years (n = 96) and in 77.06% (n = 457) of adults. Almost 86% of respondents (n = 618) agreed with legal use of marijuana for medical…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Drug Therapy, Age Differences, Substance Abuse
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Logan, Diane E.; Mastroleo, Nadine R.; Wood, Mark D.; Borsari, Brian – Journal of Drug Education, 2016
Little is known about the drinking behaviors and perceptions of the peers facilitating campus alcohol interventions. The current study examined these trajectories in peer counselors (N = 12) providing personalized normative feedback interventions to undergraduates mandated to clinical services. Peer counselors completed four monthly…
Descriptors: Drinking, Health Behavior, Intervention, Feedback (Response)
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Tsai, Jennifer; Huh, Jimi; Idrisov, Bulat; Galimov, Artur; Espada, Jose P.; Gonzálvez, María T.; Sussman, Steve – Journal of Drug Education, 2016
Recently, an addiction matrix measure was assessed among U.S. former alternative high school youth. This presentation seeks to examine the generalizability of findings using this measure among Russian and Spanish high school adolescents. Latent class analysis was used to explore addiction subgroups among adolescents in Russia (average age = 16.27;…
Descriptors: Incidence, Addictive Behavior, High School Students, Generalization
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