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Reilly, Angela; Stevens, Edward B.; Jason, Leonard A. – Journal of Drug Education, 2017
The current study examined the relationships between a personality metatrait (Stability consisting of conscientiousness, agreeableness, and neuroticism), self-esteem, and stress in an adult population of individuals with substance use disorders living in recovery homes. Adults (N = 229) residing in 42 residential recovery settings were interviewed…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Self Esteem, Stress Variables, Substance Abuse
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Lewis, Todd F.; Mobley, A. Keith – Journal of Drug Education, 2010
Many college students are using substances at levels consistent with Substance Abuse or Dependence, yet little explanation for this phenomenon exits. The aim of this study was to explore a risk factor profile that best separates those with low and high potential for having a Substance Use Disorder (SUD). A discriminant function analysis revealed…
Descriptors: College Students, Probability, Campuses, Substance Abuse
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Kim, Sewhan; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1985
Describes the theoretical framework, measurement properties, predictive power, and reliability and validity of the Drug Education School Evaluation Instrument (DESEI), used to determine the effectiveness of the North Carolina Drug Education Schools. The DESEI is included. (BH)
Descriptors: Drug Education, Evaluation Methods, Predictive Measurement, Program Effectiveness
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Glover, Elbert D.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1995
Examines the relationship of alcohol consumption and recreational boating among 211 boaters surveyed at 3 locations in Beaufort County, North Carolina. Prevalence and amount of alcohol consumption was significantly associated with the type of activity and with the location (public or private). Among the boaters who received some type of boating…
Descriptors: Boat Operators, Drinking, Higher Education, Questionnaires
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Smith, Dennis W.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1990
Examined tobacco prevention education practices and curriculum in North Carolina Public Schools by analysis of 125 questionnaires completed by school districts and school representatives from 321 middle schools. Found 101 districts had adopted a systemwide curriculum, a large percentage of districts were using commercially published materials, and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Health Promotion
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Shields, Edgar W., Jr. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1998
Examines in-season and off-season use of alcohol by high school athletes. Changes in the odds of use were determined for gender, grade level, race, school classification, and geographic region. Results show that the odds of high school athletes using alcohol were less, both in- and off-season, in 1996 than in 1988. (MKA)
Descriptors: Athletes, Classification, Drinking, Geographic Regions
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Palmer, James H.; Byrd, Vikki – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1989
Describes North Carolina's use of federal funds to implement alcohol and drug programing in public schools. Notes that the state's schools concentrated on developing prevention program, spending only two percent of funds for intervention programs for students already using drugs or alcohol. Discusses reasons for disparity between prevention and…
Descriptors: Drinking, Drug Abuse, Drug Use, Elementary Secondary Education