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Samuolis, Jessica; Loser, Ashley; Tyrrell, Amanda – Journal of Drug Education, 2018
The current study examined negative affect as a moderator of the relationships between protective behavioral strategies (PBS) used to reduce alcohol-related risk and alcohol use outcomes. Data were obtained from 267 college students using a web-based survey. The use of PBS (i.e., setting a limit on number of drinks, alternating drinks with water,…
Descriptors: Drinking, Student Behavior, Behavior Patterns, Risk
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Marzell, Miesha; Morrison, Christopher; Mair, Christina; Moynihan, Stefanie; Gruenewald, Paul J. – Journal of Drug Education, 2015
This study examined drinking patterns of three different college student groups: (a) intercollegiate athletes, (b) intramural/club athletes, and (c) nonathletes. Additionally, we investigated whether a relationship exists between drinking setting and risk of increased drinking. We analyzed data on the athletic involvement, drinking behaviors, and…
Descriptors: Drinking, Risk, Disadvantaged Environment, College Athletics
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Oberle, Crystal D.; Garcia, Javier A. – Journal of Drug Education, 2015
This study investigated whether use of alcohol, cigarettes, and marijuana may be predicted from preferential consumption of particular music genres. Undergraduates (257 women and 78 men) completed a questionnaire assessing these variables. Partial correlation analyses, controlling for sensation-seeking tendencies and behaviors, revealed that…
Descriptors: Smoking, Alcohol Abuse, Music, Music Activities
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Maldonado-Molina, Mildred M.; Reingle, Jennifer M.; Tobler, Amy L.; Komro, Kelli A. – Journal of Drug Education, 2010
Alcoholic beverage consumption among high school students has shifted from beer to liquor. The current longitudinal study examined the effects of beverage-specific alcohol use on drinking behaviors among urban youth. Data included 731 adolescents who participated in Project Northland Chicago and reported consuming alcohol in 7th grade. Logistic…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drinking, Adolescents, High School Students
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Moore, Michele Johnson; Werch, Chudley – Journal of Drug Education, 2007
This study explored beverage-specific alcohol consumption patterns among a sample of high school students over a two-year period. Four hundred fifty-five students completed the validated questionnaire at all three time points (2002, 2003, 2004). Variables of interest included five use measures (past year use, 30-day frequency, quantity, heavy use,…
Descriptors: Drinking, Longitudinal Studies, Questionnaires, Adolescents
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Gilbertson, Troy – Journal of Drug Education, 2007
This randomized experiment evaluates the attitudes and behavioral intentions of 458 undergraduate college students about intervening with the intent of preventing an illegal retail purchase of tobacco products by a minor after exposure to a factorial combination of three pieces of information. MANOVA results show that none of the treatment…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Smoking, Behavior Patterns, Student Attitudes
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Leedy, Melissa J.; Leffingwell, Thad R. – Journal of Drug Education, 2006
The purpose of this study was to develop a new measure of incidental behaviors that put college students at increased risk of legal consequences while using alcohol, the Legal Risk Behaviors while using Alcohol (LRBA) scale. Two hundred and twenty one college students who used alcohol were recruited to complete an online study about their use of…
Descriptors: College Students, At Risk Persons, Drinking, Test Reliability
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Luebbe, Aaron M.; Varvel, Shiloh; Dude, Kim – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2009
Transactional associations of protective behavioral strategies (PBS) and risk-amplifying behaviors (RAB) to alcohol-related negative consequences were tested. A sample of 138 undergraduate women was assessed with self-report measures at two time points four months apart. Over and above quantity and frequency of alcohol consumption, engagement in…
Descriptors: Intervention, Prevention, Drinking, Risk
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Taylor, Dexter M.; Johnson, Mark B.; Voas, Robert B.; Turrisi, Robert – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2006
Restricting alcohol consumption on campus is a measure often used by college administrators to prevent alcohol abuse and-alcohol-related problems. The effect of dry campus policies on alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems, however, remains poorly understood. This report will compare characteristics of two dry campuses with descriptions…
Descriptors: Drinking, Undergraduate Students, Universities, Student Surveys
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Peele, Stanton – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2006
American alcohol education and prevention efforts for youth emphasize abstinence. In support of this approach, epidemiologists conclude that early drinking by adolescents increases the lifetime likelihood of alcohol dependence and that overall drinking levels in a society are directly linked to drinking problems. At the same time, cultural,…
Descriptors: Youth, College Students, Drinking, Behavior Patterns
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Edwards, Ralph – Journal of Drug Education, 1971
This article delineates man's search for sexual pleasure through the aid of drugs and other substances. While myths prevail that drugs create the sexual libertine spirit, scientific evidence indicates that no known drug serves as an aphrodisiac. (Author)
Descriptors: Arousal Patterns, Behavior Patterns, Drug Therapy, Drug Use
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Lerner, Steven E.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1974
An upward trend of psychoactive drug use within the lower grade levels was observed among 616 high school students. Although different patterns of drug use exist between parochial and public high school sophomores, by their junior year the two groups were similar. (Author)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Comparative Analysis, Drug Abuse, Individual Psychology
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Galli, Nicholas – Journal of Drug Education, 1974
A description of the socio-demographic characteristics associated with student drug use is discussed. Findings indicate that while drug usage began to increase in the seventh grade, substantial increases occurred after this grade level. For all substances, drug use peaked in the ninth or tenth grade with dramatic decreases in the twelfth grade.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Change, Behavior Patterns, Behavioral Science Research
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Winburn, G. Michael – Journal of Drug Education, 1974
A group of 144 high school dropouts were surveyed in an effort to dtudy the prevalence and correlates of their drug use as compared to that of 2,277 high school students. The results were reported according to grade level, sex, and ethnicity. (Author)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Comparative Analysis, Dropout Characteristics, Drug Abuse
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Myers, Eddie E. – Journal of Drug Education, 1973
A preventive drug education program for grades K-12 has been developed which contains as its core a program of education in human behavior. Findings of the National Commission on Marijuana and Drug Abuse give added impetus to programs which develop understandings and skills necessary for the resolution of a wide range of human behavioral problems.…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Patterns, Drug Abuse, Drug Education
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