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Culleton, Leigheann Ryan; Van Hout, Marie Claire; Foley, Michelle – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
Research shows that social norms interventions, which aim to educate individuals and groups on their actual attitudinal and behavioural norms relating to alcohol, cigarette and drug use,incur some success in reducing positive attitudes to substance use and rates of substance use. The research aimed to investigate the extent of misperceptions…
Descriptors: Prevention, Drug Use, Social Behavior, Intervention
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Oei, Tian P. S.; Baldwin, Andrea R. – Journal of Drug Education, 1992
Proposes developmental approach to smoking education and prevention for children and adolescents. Reviews literature concerning most appropriate agent, content, and presentation of antismoking education for different ages, concluding that best agents for young children are parents and best agents for pre/early adolescents are peers. For…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Age Differences, Child Development
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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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Zoller, Uri; Maymon, T. – Journal of Drug Education, 1986
Suggests that the difference between the pre- and post-actual SDA (smoking, drug, alcohol) behavior of experimental and control groups be used as a major criterion for short-term effectiveness evaluation of SDA preventive education programs aimed at high school adolescents. Results and data analysis of a case study support this methodology.…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Behavior Modification, Drug Education, Foreign Countries
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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