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Weiss, Shoshana; Moore, Michael – Journal of Drug Education, 1992
Surveyed 553 Jewish, Moslem, and Christian teachers concerning their perceptions of alcoholism. Found differences in perception of alcoholism among teachers of different religions, educational levels, gender, and drinking practices. Found no differences among teachers of different ages or among those working in different types of schools.…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Alcoholism, Drinking, Educational Attainment
Weiss, Shoshana – Journal of Drug Education, 1999
Explores the attitudes of adolescents (N=2,186) of four religions in the north of Israel toward eight alcohol measures. Findings indicate that the majority of the respondents tend to enhance alcohol control measures and driving issues, but only about a third tend to enhance alcohol control measures in the other domains. (Author/MKA)
Descriptors: Advertising, Age, Arabs, Christianity
Weiss, Shoshana; Moore, Michael – Journal of Drug Education, 1995
Describes a study of sources of alcohol and drug information among Israeli urban adolescents in the north of Israel in 1993. Data were obtained form 1,346 students (50.9% male, 49.1% female) who indicated the amount of information they had received from 10 sources about 8 categories of drugs. Implications for prevention are discussed. (Author/KW)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Drug Education
"Alcohol and Drunkenness"--An Innovative Curriculum for the Kibbutz Movement in Israel: A Model for Adapting General Prevention Programs to Special Populations.
Weiss, Shoshana – Journal of Drug Education, 1988
Describes modification of "Alcohol and Drunkenness" program (originally designed to provide Israeli high school students with necessary skills to prevent excessive drinking) for use with students living in kibbutz. Explains changes in values and norms in kibbutzim in recent years and describes program's new structure and subjects.…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Curriculum, Foreign Countries, High School Students
Weiss, Shoshana; Moore, Michael – Journal of Drug Education, 1987
Evaluated impact of revised preventive interdisciplinary curricular program "Hashish and Marijuana" on attitudes and intentions toward hashish use among Israeli high school students (N=153). Findings suggest program's potential for effecting desired attitude change within target populations. Program will be officially disseminated to…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Change Agents, Drug Use, Foreign Countries
"Alcohol and Drunkenness"-A Newly Developed Curricular Unit as a Model for Drug-Education, Science Oriented Curricular Programs.
Moore, Michael; Weiss, Shoshana – Journal of Drug Education, 1985
Alcohol and Drunkenness, a newly developed science-oriented curriculum, constitutes an innovative attempt at coping with excessive drinking among Israeli high school students. The interdisciplinary program deals with primary prevention, is related to direct prevention, integrates the cognitive and the affective domains, fosters the decision-making…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Decision Making, Drinking
Nonritual Alcohol Drinking Practices among High School Students from the Kibbutz Movement in Israel: Implications for Prevention.
Weiss, Shoshana; Moore, Michael – Journal of Drug Education, 1991
Investigated alcohol drinking habits of Jewish high school students from Kibbutzim and urban areas in Israel. Kibbutzim subjects (n=572) included 435 Kibbutzim-born students and 137 outsiders living in Kibbutzim. Kibbutzim-born youth showed highest rates of involvement with alcohol in Israel, and striking difference concerning rates of alcohol…
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking, Foreign Countries, High School Students
"Hashish and Marijuana"--An Innovative, Interdisciplinary Drug Education Curricular Program for High Schools.
Zoller, Uri; Weiss, Shoshana – Journal of Drug Education, 1981
Describes an interdisciplinary chemically oriented curriculum designed to cope with adolescent drug abuse. The program is designed to be included in high school science and chemistry programs. Results of a field test indicated significant change in participants' knowledge and attitudes about drugs. (RC)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Foreign Countries
Do Israeli Adolescents from Kibbutzim and Developing Towns in the Eastern Upper Galilee and the Golan Heights Know What They Are Drinking?
Weiss, Shoshana – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1995
Reports on the knowledge of Israeli high school students about the strength of seven different types of alcoholic beverages. Low rates of correct responses were found, especially among females. The strength of distilled spirits was more accurately estimated and that of light beer less accurately estimated. Implications for prevention are…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Education, Community Programs, Drinking
Various Characteristics of Alcohol Use by Israeli High School Students and Field-Test Results of the Innovative Preventive Curricular Unit "Alcohol and Drunkenness."
Weiss, Shoshana; Moore, Michael – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Surveyed drinking habits among 520 Israeli high school sophomores and seniors from seven schools. Revealed link between use of alcohol, hashish, and cigarettes and link between alcohol use of student, family, and friends. Found gender differences, grade level differences, and differences between religious and secular schools. Evaluated…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Drinking, Family Role, Foreign Countries