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Fernandez-Calderon, Fermin; Lozano, Oscar M.; Vidal, Claudio; Ortega, Josefa Gutierrez; Vergara, Esperanza; Gonzalez-Saiz, Francisco; Bilbao, Izaskun; Caluente, Marta; Cano, Tomas; Cid, Francisco; Dominguez, Celia; Izquierdo, Emcarni; Perez, Maria I. – Journal of Drug Education, 2011
Drug use in mainstream rave parties has been widely documented in a large number of studies. However, not much is known about drug use in underground raves. The purpose of this study is to find out the polysubstance use patterns at underground raves. Two hundred and fifty-two young people between the ages of 18 and 30 who went to underground raves…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Drug Abuse, At Risk Persons, Late Adolescents
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West, Bernadette; Abatemarco, Diane; Ohman-Strickland, Pamela A.; Zec, Vezna; Russo, Andrea; Milic, Ranko – Journal of Drug Education, 2008
As part of an international public health partnership formed in 2001 we assessed the impact of Project Northland in Croatia --an adolescent alcohol school-based prevention intervention implemented in Split--on students. The curriculum was implemented in 13 randomly selected schools with another 13 schools serving as controls. The evaluation…
Descriptors: Intervention, Focus Groups, Public Health, Drinking
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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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Kelley-Baker, Tara; Mumford, Elizabeth A.; Vishnuvajjala, Radha; Voas, Robert B.; Romano, Eduardo; Johnson, Mark – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2008
We examine the epidemiology of victimization among females crossing the U.S. border to drink in Tijuana, Mexico, with the purpose of creating a framework for an intervention to improve safety among female youth in drinking settings. Drinking history, history of victimization, evening drinking experience, and environmental factors are assessed.…
Descriptors: Aggression, Females, Young Adults, Epidemiology
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Crundall, Ian A. – Journal of Drug Education, 1992
Australian secondary school students from three grades rated danger of using alcohol, tobacco, inhalants, marijuana, and other illicit drugs. Results showed more refined discrimination among older students, with type of drug and frequency of use being important considerations. Familiarity was major consideration for younger students. Cognitive…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Drinking, Drug Use, Foreign Countries
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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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Arubayi, Eric A. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Investigated effects of age and school location on the perceptions of alcohol use by students among randomly selected secondary school principals (N=98) in Bendel State, Nigeria. Results showed that age and location of school had no effects on the principals' perceptions of alcohol use or misuse. (Author)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Alcohol Abuse, Attitudes, Drinking
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Weiss, Shoshana; Moore, Michael – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Surveyed drinking habits among 520 Israeli high school sophomores and seniors from seven schools. Revealed link between use of alcohol, hashish, and cigarettes and link between alcohol use of student, family, and friends. Found gender differences, grade level differences, and differences between religious and secular schools. Evaluated…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Drinking, Family Role, Foreign Countries
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Smart, Reginald G.; Adlaf, Edward M. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1987
Examined use of age of majority cards (identification indicating legal drinking age status in Ontario) among 3,395 secondary school students. Found card status to be significantly related to frequency of alcohol use, problems, and place of drinking. Found little evidence that age of majority cards are an effective device for limiting access of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking