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Schwindt, Rhonda; Hudmon, Karen Suchanek; Knisely, Mitchell; Davis, Lorie; Pike, Caitlin – Journal of Drug Education, 2017
Persons with mental illness smoke at rates two to four times higher than do persons without mental illness and comprise 30.9% of the U.S. tobacco market. Given the prevalence of mental illness and the known detrimental effects of tobacco, concerted efforts are needed to promote the use of evidence-based treatment options. We conducted a systematic…
Descriptors: Smoking, Mental Disorders, Health Behavior, Incidence
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Cunradi, Carol B.; Mair, Christina; Todd, Michael – Journal of Drug Education, 2014
Alcohol use is a robust predictor of intimate partner violence (IPV). A critical barrier to progress in preventing alcohol-related IPV is that little is known about how an individual's specific drinking contexts (where, how often, and with whom one drinks) are related to IPV, or how these contexts are affected by environmental characteristics,…
Descriptors: Violence, Intimacy, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse
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Bhochhibhoya, Amir; Branscum, Paul – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
The purpose of the systematic review was to identify the effectiveness of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB), and its most recent iteration, the Integrated Behavioral Model (IBM), for predicting and understanding alcohol related behaviors, with an aim towards informing future public health and health promotion interventions. Eleven articles were…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Public Health, Health Promotion
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Malouff, John M.; Thorsteinsson, Einar B.; Rooke, Sally E.; Schutte, Nicola S. – Journal of Drug Education, 2007
The purpose of this meta-analysis was to quantify the relationship between the Five-Factor Model of personality and alcohol involvement and to identify moderators of the relationship. The meta-analysis included 20 studies, 119 effect sizes, and 7,886 participants. Possible moderators examined included: five-factor rating type (self vs. other);…
Descriptors: Personality, Data Analysis, Longitudinal Studies, Effect Size
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Bridges, Ledetra S.; Sharma, Manoj – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2015
The purpose of this article was to systematically review the interventions aimed at reducing binge drinking in college students. A total of 18 interventions published between 2010 and 2015 were evaluated in this review. Two main study designs were used by these interventions: randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and quasi-experimental designs, with…
Descriptors: Intervention, Alcohol Abuse, Drinking, College Students
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Whittinghill, David – Journal of Drug Education, 2006
This study identified the preliminary curriculum components for the preparation of graduate-level addiction counselors. A review of the related literature revealed no agreed upon standards for post baccalaureate instruction of addiction counseling. The Delphi method was used to establish curriculum items from a list of 198 previously identified…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Substance Abuse, Delphi Technique, Counselors
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Wamsley, Maria A.; Julian, Katherine A.; O'Sullivan, Patricia; Satterfield, Jason M.; Satre, Derek D.; McCance-Katz, Elinore; Batki, Steven L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
Objectives: Resident physicians report insufficient experience caring for patients with substance use disorders (SUDs). Resident training in Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) has been recommended. We describe the development of a standardized patient (SP) assessment to measure SBIRT skills, resident perceptions of…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Physicians, Screening Tests, Intervention
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Sharma, Manoj; Branscum, Paul – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
Drug abuse, or substance abuse, is a substantial public health problem in the United States, particularly among high school students. The purpose of this article was to review school-based programs implemented in high schools for substance abuse prevention and to suggest recommendations for future interventions. Included were English language…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Prevention, Program Implementation, High School Students
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Musher-Eizenman, Dara R.; Holub, Shayla C.; Arnett, Mitzi – Journal of Drug Education, 2003
Examines the importance of peer influence and personal attitudes in relation to self-reported use of alcohol, cigarettes, and marijuana for 213 younger adolescents and 219 older adolescents. Friends' use was significantly related to substance use for both age groups, both sexes, and all substances examined. Resistance self- efficacy was…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Drinking, Peer Influence
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Kedia, Satish; Williams, Charles – Journal of Drug Education, 2003
Identifies and analyzes several variables important in predicting the likelihood of abstinence among substance abuse clients. Data was collected from 1,350 clients treated for alcohol or drug abuse in residential, halfway house, or outpatient facilities. Analyzing 22 variables as possible treatment outcome predictors, results found one…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Outcomes of Treatment, Predictor Variables, Rehabilitation Programs
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Peters, Ronald J., Jr.; Tortolero, Susan R.; Addy, Robert C.; Markham, Christine; Escobar-Chaves, S. Liliana; Fernandez-Esquer, Maru; Yacoubian, George S., Jr. – Journal of Drug Education, 2003
Self-report drug use data were collected from 282 female alternative school students. Logistic regression analyses indicated that sexual abuse history was significantly associated with lifetime use. While the relationships tested in this study are exploratory, they provide evidence for an important connection between sexual abuse and substance use…
Descriptors: Correlation, Females, High School Students, High Schools
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Kuther, Tara L.; Higgins-D'Alessandro, Ann – Journal of Drug Education, 2003
Examines a model of alcohol use based on the theory of planned behavior, and expectancy theory on the influence of parents and peers with older adolescents and young adults. Results suggest that, during adolescence, decisions to consume alcohol are rational, based on the consideration of the positive consequences of alcohol use; however, the…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Decision Making, Drinking, Expectation
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Gosin, Monika; Marsiglia, Flavio Francisco; Hecht, Michael L. – Journal of Drug Education, 2003
Research has shown that students respond more favorably to drug prevention programs when they see their culture and themselves represented in the prevention message. Describes development of the keepin' it R.E.A.L. curriculum, focusing on the methods used to ensure cultural grounding. Reviews literature on cultural approaches in prevention,…
Descriptors: Cultural Relevance, Curriculum Evaluation, Drug Use, Outcomes of Education
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McNally, Abigail M.; Palfai, Tibor P. – Journal of Drug Education, 2003
Explores whether components of brief interventions could be effectively administered to mixed groups of drinking and non-drinking students. Among at-risk drinkers, significant reductions in heavy drinking episode frequency at four-week follow-up were found for the self-norm group only. Results suggest that self-norm discrepancy enhancement…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Brief Psychotherapy, College Students, Counseling Effectiveness
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Erickson, Carlton K.; Wilcox, Richard E.; Miller, Gary W.; Littlefield, John H.; Lawson, Kenneth A. – Journal of Drug Education, 2003
Assesses the instructional effectiveness of three-hour addiction science workshops presented to health-care professionals. The workshop participants showed significant knowledge gain and belief changes. After six months, knowledge gains decreased, but were still higher than pre-test scores. Concludes that motivated health-care professionals can…
Descriptors: Addiction, Health Personnel, Instructional Effectiveness, Medical Education
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