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Gavriel-Fried, Belle; Teichman, Meir – Journal of Drug Education, 2007
The study examines the issue of ego identity among adolescent sons of alcoholic fathers. Forty-four adolescent sons of alcoholic fathers, age of 15-18, constituted the sample. They were drawn from public alcohol treatment center in Israel. The control group included 60 adolescents none of their parents is known as an alcoholic, sampled from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Fathers, Defense Mechanisms
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Koposov, Roman A.; Ruchkin, Vladislav V.; Eisemann, Martin; Sidorov, Pavel I. – Journal of Drug Education, 2005
The relationships between alcohol expectancies, level of alcohol use, alcohol-related problems, aggression, and personality factors in 198 Russian male juvenile delinquents were assessed. A clustering procedure was used in order to establish main patterns of alcohol expectancies, yielding three major clusters. Level of alcohol use, alcohol-related…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality Traits, Aggression, Alcoholism
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Malouff, John M.; Schutte, Nicola S. – Journal of Drug Education, 2002
Uses the Big Five personality factors as a framework for examining the expected personality characteristics of individuals who are alcohol-dependent. Results help explain prior findings about the social handicap of problem drinking with regard to making friends, dating, marriage, and working. Findings have potential use in alcohol-problem…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Competence
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Weiss, Shoshana; Moore, Michael – Journal of Drug Education, 1992
Surveyed 553 Jewish, Moslem, and Christian teachers concerning their perceptions of alcoholism. Found differences in perception of alcoholism among teachers of different religions, educational levels, gender, and drinking practices. Found no differences among teachers of different ages or among those working in different types of schools.…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Alcoholism, Drinking, Educational Attainment
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Moore, Michael; Weiss, Shoshana – Journal of Drug Education, 1985
Alcohol and Drunkenness, a newly developed science-oriented curriculum, constitutes an innovative attempt at coping with excessive drinking among Israeli high school students. The interdisciplinary program deals with primary prevention, is related to direct prevention, integrates the cognitive and the affective domains, fosters the decision-making…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Decision Making, Drinking
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Gliksman, Louis; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1980
This questionnaire contains measures of attitudes, motivation, behavior and knowledge associated with alcohol use and abuse. Although the Adolescent Alcohol Questionnaire was created for use with a specific education program, results suggest its utility in the evaluation of other education programs. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcoholism, Attitude Measures, Behavior Patterns
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Ulrich, John – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1992
Searched articles (n=387) in German magazines with highest circulation rates for attitudes about alcoholism. In 55 percent of articles, alcohol dependence was described as illness, but only 4 percent included definitions of condition. Found articles about alcohol dependence were so simplified reader could mistake condition as being self-inflicted…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Attitudes, Content Analysis, 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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Oshodin, Osayuki G. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1985
Compared attitudes toward alcoholism in 120 urban secondary school teachers and 105 rural secondary school teachers in Benin District, Nigeria. Results indicated that urban teachers, males, younger teachers, those with higher degrees, and unmarried teachers had less negative attitudes toward alcoholism. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Attribution Theory, Foreign Countries, Rural Urban Differences
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Oshodin, Osayuki G. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Administered questionnaires defining alcohol practices and reasons for alcohol use to 300 secondary school students in a rural area of Nigeria. Results showed that 71 percent of the students use alcohol. The use and abuse of alcohol among the students was more for social than for psychological reasons. (LLL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcoholism, Drinking, Foreign Countries
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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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Douglas, Ronald R.; Giesbrecht, Norman – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Presents stereotype of young adult Canadian male who drinks heavily, with hangovers and temporary forgetfulness as the only repercussions. Examines whether the work of Sully Ledermann and subsequent analyses of the model he proposed are relevant to this population and, if so, considers how key findings and hypotheses can be translated into useful…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism, Drinking, Foreign Countries
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Burge, E. J.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1993
Used audio conferencing for continuing education of Francophone and Anglophone addictions workers across Canada. Evaluation revealed that program design enabled cost-effective, real-time linking of local groups of professionals with their peers and with external expert colleagues. Found that such contact promoted social goals of networking and…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Continuing Education, Delivery Systems, Drug Addiction
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Mitic, Wayne R.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1987
Assessed relationship between adolescents' problem drinking and their perceptions of stressful relationships with people or situations. Results from survey of 1,684 secondary school students suggest that perceived stress may have role in etiology of adolescent problem drinking and should signal program planners in alcohol education to include…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholism, Coping
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Schurr, B.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1987
Conducted two analyses of client admission data to identify predictors of residential alcohol treatment facility. Formal education, age, employment stability, marital stability, and pre-entrance sobriety were positively related as predictors of client's term of residence. Client's health record, family stability, legal contacts, drinking history,…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Drug Rehabilitation, Foreign Countries
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