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Casswell, Sally; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1982
Used responses to an anonymous questionnaire to evaluate the effects of a drug education program among high school students. Results indicated a relatively long lasting increase in knowledge but no significant effects of the program on either attitudes or self-reported past or anticipated behavior. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Drug Education
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Casswell, Sally – Journal of Drug Education, 1982
An evaluation of a school-based drug education program was employed to examine the effect of administration of a preteaching questionnaire on responses. Found pretesting increased the amounts of alcohol reported consumed and reports of drunkenness and marijuana use. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Patterns, Drug Education, Foreign Countries
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Stacey, Barrie G. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1985
Presents an analysis of drink-driving research methods and findings with reference to traffic accidents. Challenges some conclusions about drinking and driving in Australia and New Zealand. Evaluates the growing acceptance of Scandinavian-type laws. Rejects the demand to "criminalize" drink-driving offenses. Presents the reduction of…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Death, Drinking, Foreign Countries
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Pickens, Keith – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1985
Examines the evidence on the effects of giving information about drugs as part of drug education programs. Discusses the impact of information on knowledge, attitudes, and behavior surrounding drugs and drug use. Concludes that the effects of drug information on behavior are best regarded as unpredictable. (BH)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavior Patterns, Drug Education, Drug Use