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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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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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Dvorak, Robert D.; Kuvaas, Nicholas J.; Lamis, Dorian A.; Pearson, Matthew R.; Stevenson, Brittany L. – Journal of Drug Education, 2015
Emotional and behavioral regulation has been linked to coping and enhancement motives and associated with different patterns of alcohol use and problems. The current studies examined emotional instability, urgency, and internal drinking motives as predictors of alcohol dependence symptoms as well as the likelihood and severity of "Diagnostic…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drinking, College Students, Emotional Problems
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Wahesh, Edward; Lewis, Todd F. – Journal of Drug Education, 2015
The current study identified psychosocial variables associated with AUDIT-C hazardous drinking risk status for male and female college students. Logistic regression analysis revealed that AUDIT-C risk status was associated with alcohol-related negative consequences, injunctive norms, and descriptive norms for both male and female participants.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Alcohol Abuse, Risk, Self Concept
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Martinez, Julia A.; Roth, Madeline G.; Johnson, Douglas N.; Jones, Jane A. – Journal of Drug Education, 2015
Along with recent changes in cannabis legalization and decriminalization, there has been an increasing amount of attention aimed at cannabis use and outcomes in college. Although some amount of cannabis use might be expected under theories of collegiate identity development, public health research indicates that cannabis use ultimately associates…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Marijuana, Drug Use, Grade Point Average
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Chen, Yixin; Yang, Z. Janet – Journal of Drug Education, 2015
We conducted an experiment to examine whether risk perceptions of alcohol-attributable cancer influence college students' binge-drinking intention and to explore how message formats (text, table, and graph) and numeracy influence risk perceptions of alcohol-attributable cancer. We found that a majority of participants (87%) perceive some risks of…
Descriptors: Cancer, Alcohol Abuse, Risk, Numeracy
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Marzell, Miesha; Morrison, Christopher; Mair, Christina; Moynihan, Stefanie; Gruenewald, Paul J. – Journal of Drug Education, 2015
This study examined drinking patterns of three different college student groups: (a) intercollegiate athletes, (b) intramural/club athletes, and (c) nonathletes. Additionally, we investigated whether a relationship exists between drinking setting and risk of increased drinking. We analyzed data on the athletic involvement, drinking behaviors, and…
Descriptors: Drinking, Risk, Disadvantaged Environment, College Athletics
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Woolman, Erin O.; Becker, Madelyn M.; Klanecky, Alicia K. – Journal of Drug Education, 2015
Heightened perceptions of academic stress may increase college alcohol use behaviors, namely problem drinking and drinking to cope. Leading from prior research, the current study examined posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms as a mediator between academic stress and alcohol use behaviors. Undergraduate participants (N?=?200) completed an online…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Stress Variables, Stress Management, Drinking
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Oberle, Crystal D.; Garcia, Javier A. – Journal of Drug Education, 2015
This study investigated whether use of alcohol, cigarettes, and marijuana may be predicted from preferential consumption of particular music genres. Undergraduates (257 women and 78 men) completed a questionnaire assessing these variables. Partial correlation analyses, controlling for sensation-seeking tendencies and behaviors, revealed that…
Descriptors: Smoking, Alcohol Abuse, Music, Music Activities
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Chen, Yixin; Feeley, Thomas Hugh – Journal of Drug Education, 2015
We proposed a conceptual model to predict binge-drinking behavior among college students, based on the theory of planned behavior and the stress-coping hypothesis. A two-wave online survey was conducted with predictors and drinking behavior measured separately over 2 weeks' time. In the Wave 1 survey, 279 students at a public university in the…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Predictor Variables, Stress Management
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Landry, Alicia S.; Moorer, Kayla D.; Madson, Michael B.; Zeigler-Hill, Virgil – Journal of Drug Education, 2014
The current study examined the degree to which associations that protective behavioral strategy use had with alcohol consumption and alcohol-related negative consequences were moderated by disordered eating and race. Participants were 382 female undergraduates (ages 18-25) who had consumed alcohol at least once within the previous month.…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Drinking, Racial Differences, Eating Disorders
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Gallucci, Andrew R.; Wynveen, Chris; Hackman, Christine; Meyer, Andrew; Usdan, Stuart – Journal of Drug Education, 2014
The current study examined the effect that students' educational environment has on the prevalence and motivations associated with the misuse of prescription analgesics (MPA). A sample of 893 undergraduate students was recruited from one religiously affiliated private university and one public university in the Southern United States. Participants…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Context Effect, Educational Environment, Incidence
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Vidourek, Rebecca A.; King, Keith A.; Burbage, Michelle L. – Journal of Drug Education, 2013
Synthetic THC, also known as fake marijuana, is used by college students in the United States. The present study examined reasons for recent synthetic THC use among college students (N = 339). Students completed a 3-page survey during regularly scheduled class times. Results indicated students reported using synthetic THC for curiosity, to get…
Descriptors: College Students, Drug Abuse, Marijuana, Student Surveys
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