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Rickett, Mary; Sheppard, Margaret A. – Journal of Drug Education, 1988
Teaching students decision-making skills is integral to many drug education programs. Conducted series of studies examining elementary and secondary school students' attitudes toward making decisions. Found different age groups perceived making decisions differently. Suggests practitioners need to take maturational levels into consideration when…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, Cognitive Development, Decision Making
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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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van Amerongen, Bob; Goos, Cee – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1985
Discusses issues complicating the message of alcohol education, including the ambivalent nature of alcohol itself, personal uncertainty about the effects of alcohol, and moral issues. Suggests that the schools may be too involved in alcohol education and risk losing credibility with students. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Credibility, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kershaw-Bellemare, Robyne; Mosak, Harold H. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Notes that children of alcoholics use common maladaptively successful methods to achieve their survival-oriented fictive goals and carry these behaviors with them into adulthood. Discusses insidious and enduring effects of alcoholism on lifestyle of adult children of alcoholics (ACOAs). Describes developmental legacy of alcoholism as legacy of…
Descriptors: Adult Children, Alcoholism, Coping, Family Characteristics
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Israelstam, Stephen; Lambert, Sylvia – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1989
Asserts that secluded nature of homosexual bar and its importance as social center is one example of how lifestyle may contribute to alcohol and drug problems of homosexuals. Describes what aspects of lifestyle and social control must be taken into account when intervening into such problems. (Author)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Drug Rehabilitation, Foreign Countries