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Hernández-Serrano, Olga; Griffin, Kenneth W.; García-Fernández, José Manuel; Espada, Mireia; Orgilés José P. – Journal of Drug Education, 2013
The objective of the present study was to examine the contribution of three intervention components (public commitment, resistance to advertising, and leisure promotion) on alcohol and protective variables in a school-based substance use prevention program. Participants included 480 Spanish students aged from 14 to 16 who received the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Community Involvement, Resistance (Psychology), Leisure Time
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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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Makkai, Toni; McAllister, Ian – Journal of Drug Education, 1990
Used 1988 Australian national population survey to examine drug information needs. Results indicated almost one-half of respondents believed that they had an adequate amount of information about drug and alcohol services available. Drug users expressed greater desire for information and willingness to use variety of welfare and social support…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Counseling Services, Drug Abuse, Drug Education
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Ambtman, Rudy; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1990
Evaluated effectiveness of provincewide chemical abuse prevention education program for elementary grades with 2,092 students and 500 teachers. Found students had high initial knowledge level, certain students showed significant knowledge gains, program was most effective with low knowledge base students, program was in use in 20 percent to 30…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Elementary Education
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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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Sheppard, Margaret A.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1985
Examines results of health education surveys over four testing periods (1977, 1979, 1981, 1983) for approximately 10,000 Canadian students in grades seven, nine, 11, and 13. Results showed students' knowledge scores on drugs were lower than any other health issue, although they were receiving some drug education each year in school. (BH)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Drug Education, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level
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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