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Del Castillo Rodríguez, José A. García; López-Sánchez, Carmen; Soler, M. Carmen Quiles; Del Castillo-López, Álvaro García; Pertusa, Mónica Gázquez; Campos, Juan Carlos Marzo; Inglés, Cándido J. – Journal of Drug Education, 2013
Two predictive models are developed in this article: the first is designed to predict people' attitudes to alcoholic drinks, while the second sets out to predict the use of alcohol in relation to selected individual values. University students (N = 1,500) were recruited through stratified sampling based on sex and academic discipline. The…
Descriptors: Drinking, Models, Attitudes, Values
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Saingam, Darika; Assanangkornchai, Sawitri; Geater, Alan F. – Journal of Drug Education, 2012
Drinking, smoking, and health risk behaviors are significant problems for Thai adolescents. However, little is known about the association and magnitude among alcohol, tobacco, or co-using and health risk behaviors. Data of the National School Survey of 2007 were analyzed. The sample consisted of 50,033 high school and vocational college students.…
Descriptors: Females, Smoking, Intervention, Adolescents
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Díaz-Meneses, Gonzalo; Beerli-Palacio, Asunción; Martín-Santana, Josefa Delia – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
This research focuses on the analysis of cannabis consumption amongst young people, explaining this phenomenon by way of analysing the differences between cannabis smokers and non-smokers in order to shed light on whether cannabis is linked to specific leisure activities, and, moreover, whether it is connected to the intensity and variety of…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Drug Use, Leisure Time, Comparative Analysis
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Saridi, Maria; Nanou, Anastasia; Toska, Aikaterini; Kourakos, Michael; Skliros, Efstathios; Stamatiou, Konstantinos – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
The study was conducted in the University of Peloponnese, in Greece and the sample consisted of 203 students, with the greater percentage of them being females 82.3% (n=167). The mean age was 24.9 years (±7.6). The majority of the respondents (79.8%) mentioned that during a single, typical day, the alcohol consumption could reach to 1-2 drinks per…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Alcohol Abuse, Incidence
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Collison, Daniel; Banbury, Samantha; Lusher, Joanne – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2016
It has been found that self-esteem is related to alcohol consumption, with the majority of research finding that low self-esteem is associated with high levels of alcohol use and high self-esteem is associated with low levels of alcohol use. The present study examined this relationship among 100 university students aged 18-25 years. Further,…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Gender Differences, Self Esteem, Student Attitudes
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Cicognani, Elvira; Zani, Bruna – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2011
This study investigated the role of sensation seeking, peer group drinking and self-efficacy in refusing to drink alcohol in influencing alcohol consumption of a sample of 588 Italian university students. Results confirmed that heavy drinkers are typically males living in university residences. Alcohol use is more frequent among students with…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Drinking, Peer Groups, Behavior Standards
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Mbulo, Lazarous; Newman, Ian M.; Shell, Duane F. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2007
This study explored factors that may predict condom use among college and high school students in Zambia. Using the Social Cognitive Theory, this study examined the relationship of drinking behaviors, alcohol-sexual expectations, education level, and religion to condom use among 961 students. The results of the study show that condom use was low…
Descriptors: Contraception, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Duncan, David F. – Journal of Drug Education, 1988
Examined self-reported reasons for discontinuing marijuana use among 61 former marijuana using students at central European sports training facility. Most common reasons given for discontinuing marijuana use were dislike of effects, athletic training regimen, health reasons, and mental/emotional problems. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Athletes, Behavior Change, College Students
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Hewitt, David; Nutter, Richard W. – Journal of Drug Education, 1979
Knowledge and attitudes of technical college students were compared after exposing them to drug education programs in three formats: lecture, mixed media, and an agency film program. Results of a questionnaire show format has little effect on knowledge or attitude. Recommendations are made for future drug information programs. (BEF)
Descriptors: College Students, Comparative Analysis, Drug Education, Educational Assessment
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Isralowitz, Richard E.; Borowski, Allan – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1992
Administered questionnaire on drinking attitudes and behaviors to Australian undergraduates (n=167). Compared to students in United States, Israel, and Singapore, Australian students expressed highest level of concern that they may have drinking problem. Australians reported mixing drinking and driving at relatively high level, although not to…
Descriptors: College Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Drinking, Foreign Countries
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Lenhart, Susan D.; Wodarski, John S. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1984
Reviews the scope of the problem of college student alcohol abuse. Describes a comprehensive program of treatment of problem drinking, utilizing a behavioral group work approach focused on alcohol education, behavioral control of drinking, and the maintenance of altered behaviors. (Author/JAC)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholic Beverages, Behavior Modification, College Students
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Caleekal-John, Anuppa; Letsch, D. H. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1984
Investigated the effects of a two-week alcohol education module presented as part of an environmental physiology class (N=17). Results showed the module increased knowledge and responsible attitudes among students immediately following the program and one month later and reduced incidence of negative behavioral consequences related to alcohol.…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, College Students, Followup Studies, Foreign Countries
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Grichting, Wolfgang L.; Barber, James G. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Asked Australian university students (N=294) to provide extensive information concerning their support for actual and hypothetical social control policies against drug abuse immediately prior to their participation in the first phase of the Drug Offensive program which seeks to reduce or eliminate drug abuse. Students will be questioned again to…
Descriptors: College Students, Drug Abuse, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Ross, Helen E.; Tisdall, Gordon W. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1994
Examined usefulness of CAGE in screening for alcohol use disorders in university students (n=110) attending campus psychiatric health service. Fourteen students were identified as having current alcohol use disorder by means of Computerized Diagnostic Interview Schedule. Results suggest that CAGE is able in this population to detect usually mild…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Pela, Ona A. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Investigated perceptions of teachers in Bendel State, Nigeria, concerning problem of drug abuse. Administered questionnaires to 180 elementary school teachers. Teachers negatively perceived drug abuse. Male teachers and younger teachers had more positive attitudes toward drug abuse than did female teachers and older teachers, respectively. There…
Descriptors: Age Differences, College Students, Drug Abuse, Elementary Education
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