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Tshiswaka, Daudet Ilunga; Ibe-Lamberts, Kelechi; Osideko, Anuoluwapo – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2017
Background: It is a common belief that alcohol consumption can lead to chronic ailments. While research shows that the prevalence of alcohol consumption among immigrants is associated with acculturation, there is a gap in the research with respect to examining alcohol consumption patterns within subgroups of immigrants such as transnational…
Descriptors: Drinking, Immigrants, Acculturation, Pilot Projects
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Omishakin, M. Ademola – Journal of Drug Education, 1984
Surveyed 205 Nigerian parents to examine knowledge and acceptance of drug education programs. Results showed only 41 percent of the parents want drug education in the schools, and 83 percent thought parents should take primary responsibility. (JAC)
Descriptors: Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level
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Adelekan, Moruf L.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1990
Examined drug abuse views and knowledge level of 135 Nigerian secondary school teachers through self-report questionnaire. Found that majority of teachers were never exposed to drug education as students whereas less than 20 percent have been exposed since qualifying as teachers. Provides suggestions on pattern and content of teacher-targeted drug…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Drug Addiction
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Oshodin, Osayuki G. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1985
Compared attitudes toward alcoholism in 120 urban secondary school teachers and 105 rural secondary school teachers in Benin District, Nigeria. Results indicated that urban teachers, males, younger teachers, those with higher degrees, and unmarried teachers had less negative attitudes toward alcoholism. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Attribution Theory, Foreign Countries, Rural Urban Differences
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Oshodin, O. G. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1984
Reviewed health education techniques, strategies, and methods that can be applied in designing and implementing a drug education program. Analyzed the roles and functions of the drug educator in program planning and evaluation, organization and promotion of drug education, and extension of drug education through communication. (LLL)
Descriptors: Drug Education, Foreign Countries, Health Education, High School Students
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Oshodin, Osayuki G. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Administered questionnaires defining alcohol practices and reasons for alcohol use to 300 secondary school students in a rural area of Nigeria. Results showed that 71 percent of the students use alcohol. The use and abuse of alcohol among the students was more for social than for psychological reasons. (LLL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcoholism, Drinking, Foreign Countries
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Arubayi, Eric A. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Investigated effects of age and school location on the perceptions of alcohol use by students among randomly selected secondary school principals (N=98) in Bendel State, Nigeria. Results showed that age and location of school had no effects on the principals' perceptions of alcohol use or misuse. (Author)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Alcohol Abuse, Attitudes, Drinking
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Pela, Ona A. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Investigated perceptions of teachers in Bendel State, Nigeria, concerning problem of drug abuse. Administered questionnaires to 180 elementary school teachers. Teachers negatively perceived drug abuse. Male teachers and younger teachers had more positive attitudes toward drug abuse than did female teachers and older teachers, respectively. There…
Descriptors: Age Differences, College Students, Drug Abuse, Elementary Education
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Pela, Ona A. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1989
Examined pattern of drug use among Nigerian college students, their attitudes toward drug use, and their perception of drug harmfulness to the body and to society. Results from 400 undergraduate students revealed that most frequently used social drugs were caffeine and alcohol. Respondents considered heroin and cocaine to pose greatest dangers to…
Descriptors: College Students, Drug Use, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Owie, Ikponmwosa – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Evaluated difference in level of alienation between Nigerian secondary school students who were drug users (N=97) or non-users (N=119). Results supported hypothesis that the alienated personality would be more susceptible to drug abuse than other personality types. Results suggest need for efforts to reduce student alienation. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alienation, Drug Use, Foreign Countries