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Peleg-Oren, Neta; Rahav, Giora; Teichman, Meir – Journal of Drug Education, 2009
The present study examines the role of family resources (parenting style and family cohesion) and paternal history of substance abuse on the psychosocial adjustment of their school-aged children. Data were collected from 148 children aged 8-11 (72 of fathers with history of substance use disorder, 76 children of fathers with no substance use…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Mothers, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Gavriel-Fried, Belle; Teichman, Meir – Journal of Drug Education, 2007
The study examines the issue of ego identity among adolescent sons of alcoholic fathers. Forty-four adolescent sons of alcoholic fathers, age of 15-18, constituted the sample. They were drawn from public alcohol treatment center in Israel. The control group included 60 adolescents none of their parents is known as an alcoholic, sampled from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Fathers, Defense Mechanisms
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Peleg-Oren, Neta; Rahav, Giora; Teichman, Meir – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2008
This study examined the association between parental substance use and the increased risk among school-age children to developing psychosocial problems. Data were collected from 148 children aged 8-11 from urban areas in Israel. The following variables were assessed by four self-report questionnaires administered to the children: …
Descriptors: Children, At Risk Persons, Fathers, Substance Abuse
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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
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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
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Barnea, Zipora; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1993
Examined hypothesis that use of psychoactive substances is strongly associated with social deviance. Investigated patterns of alcohol and drug use among 97 juvenile delinquents, 184 detached youth, and 8,151 high school students in Israel. Results clearly indicated that psychoactive substance use was concentrated among Israeli groups of deviant…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Anxiety, Delinquency
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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
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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
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Zoller, Uri; Maymon, T. – Journal of Drug Education, 1986
Suggests that the difference between the pre- and post-actual SDA (smoking, drug, alcohol) behavior of experimental and control groups be used as a major criterion for short-term effectiveness evaluation of SDA preventive education programs aimed at high school adolescents. Results and data analysis of a case study support this methodology.…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Behavior Modification, Drug Education, Foreign Countries
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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
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Barnea, Zipora – Journal of Drug Education, 1989
Reviews programs and intervention strategies of substance abuse prevention in Israel, concentrating mainly on stages of primary and secondary prevention among youth. Analyzes school-based prevention programs, those designed for detached youth, and community-based programs. Compares prevention efforts in Israel to those in other Western countries.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Community Services, Elementary Secondary Education
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Teichman, Meir; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Longitudinal study of Israeli adolescents' (N=1,900) substance use found that use increased as a function of positive attitudes toward substances, use, and users; positive attitudes ascribed to peers and parents; peers' and parents' use of alcohol and drugs; personality variables; and availability of drugs at home and in the community. Describes…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Foreign Countries, High School Students, High Schools
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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
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Isralowitz, Richard E; Anson, Jon – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Examined kibbutz youth alcohol patterns and problems. Administered questionnaire on consumption and consequences of alcohol use to 54 high school-aged youth from Israeli kibbutz. Found that 69 percent of respondents reported using alcohol, with higher proportion of females than males saying they drank. Comparison with other studies showed that…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Drinking, Foreign Countries, High School Students
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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