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Morojele, Neo K.; Flisher Alan J.; Muller, Martie; Ziervogel, Carl F.; Reddy, Priscilla; Lombard, Carl J. – Journal of Drug Education, 2002
Study seeks to examine, for South African adolescents, the reliability of the Communities that Care Youth Survey of risk and protective factors for drug use and anti-social behavior, and the extent to which drug use can be predicted from community, family, school, and peer factors. Findings support use of the survey with slight revisions for South…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Antisocial Behavior, Drug Use, Foreign Countries
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Rye, B. J.; Humpartzoomian, Richard; Steep, Barbara – Journal of Drug Education, 2001
Assesses parents, students, and program leaders involved in an in-school drug prevention program for their perceptions of the efficacy of the program. Feedback indicated a very high program satisfaction level from respondents with parents indicating the highest level satisfaction. Areas for improvement included parent attendance; invitation…
Descriptors: Drug Education, Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, High Schools
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Wilks, Jeffrey; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1984
Compared the alcohol-related attitudes and stereotypes of 677 Papua New Guinea high school youth, 315 Australian, and 166 American students. While the overwhelming majority of Australian and American students had drunk alcohol, the majority of Papua New Guinean young people had not. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Behavior Patterns, Cross Cultural Studies, Developing Nations
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Gliksman, Louis; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1983
Compared the impact of a live theatrical performance and/or alcohol lesson plans on 716 grade 9 and 10 Canadian students. Results indicated that all interventions had an impact on attitudes and behavior and offered encouragement for the potential of theatrical performances as a vehicle for drug education. (LLL)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Comparative Testing, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Wong, Connie S. Y.; Tang, Catherine S. K.; Schwarzer, Ralf – Journal of Drug Education, 1997
Explores the interplay of various factors that may jointly predict the frequency of drug use and the intention for further use. Drug-use prevalence data for 969 adolescents, high school students, and imprisoned offenders linked drug-use frequencies with psychosocial variables such as disinhibition, peer drug use, peer pressure, and other factors.…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Delinquency, Drug Use
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Weiss, Shoshana – Journal of Drug Education, 1999
Explores the attitudes of adolescents (N=2,186) of four religions in the north of Israel toward eight alcohol measures. Findings indicate that the majority of the respondents tend to enhance alcohol control measures and driving issues, but only about a third tend to enhance alcohol control measures in the other domains. (Author/MKA)
Descriptors: Advertising, Age, Arabs, Christianity
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Carlini-Cotrim, Beatriz; de Carvalho, Vera Aparecida – Journal of Drug Education, 1993
Obtained data from 16,117 high school students in 15 Brazilian cities concerning participation in extracurricular activities and consumption of drugs and alcohol. In majority of cases, no association was found between attendance of artistic-, community-, or sports-related activities and substance use. Weak but constant negative association was…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drinking, Drug Use, Extracurricular Activities
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Kline, Rex B.; Canter, William A. – Journal of Drug Education, 1994
Explored whether drinking among high school students (n=499) was related more to factors "unchangeable" versus "changeable" by school-based intervention. Found that drinking varied with different types of "unchangeable" and "changeable" factors for male and female students. Levels of drinking among males…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Education, Drinking
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Weiss, Shoshana – Journal of Drug Education, 1988
Describes modification of "Alcohol and Drunkenness" program (originally designed to provide Israeli high school students with necessary skills to prevent excessive drinking) for use with students living in kibbutz. Explains changes in values and norms in kibbutzim in recent years and describes program's new structure and subjects.…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Curriculum, Foreign Countries, High School Students
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Weiss, Shoshana; Moore, Michael – Journal of Drug Education, 1987
Evaluated impact of revised preventive interdisciplinary curricular program "Hashish and Marijuana" on attitudes and intentions toward hashish use among Israeli high school students (N=153). Findings suggest program's potential for effecting desired attitude change within target populations. Program will be officially disseminated to…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Change Agents, Drug Use, Foreign Countries
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Weiss, Shoshana; Moore, Michael – Journal of Drug Education, 1991
Investigated alcohol drinking habits of Jewish high school students from Kibbutzim and urban areas in Israel. Kibbutzim subjects (n=572) included 435 Kibbutzim-born students and 137 outsiders living in Kibbutzim. Kibbutzim-born youth showed highest rates of involvement with alcohol in Israel, and striking difference concerning rates of alcohol…
Descriptors: Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking, Foreign Countries, High School Students
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Zoller, Uri; Weiss, Shoshana – Journal of Drug Education, 1981
Describes an interdisciplinary chemically oriented curriculum designed to cope with adolescent drug abuse. The program is designed to be included in high school science and chemistry programs. Results of a field test indicated significant change in participants' knowledge and attitudes about drugs. (RC)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Foreign Countries
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Oshodin, O. G. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1984
Reviewed health education techniques, strategies, and methods that can be applied in designing and implementing a drug education program. Analyzed the roles and functions of the drug educator in program planning and evaluation, organization and promotion of drug education, and extension of drug education through communication. (LLL)
Descriptors: Drug Education, Foreign Countries, Health Education, High School Students
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Teichman, Meir; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Longitudinal study of Israeli adolescents' (N=1,900) substance use found that use increased as a function of positive attitudes toward substances, use, and users; positive attitudes ascribed to peers and parents; peers' and parents' use of alcohol and drugs; personality variables; and availability of drugs at home and in the community. Describes…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Foreign Countries, High School Students, High Schools
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Isralowitz, Richard E; Anson, Jon – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Examined kibbutz youth alcohol patterns and problems. Administered questionnaire on consumption and consequences of alcohol use to 54 high school-aged youth from Israeli kibbutz. Found that 69 percent of respondents reported using alcohol, with higher proportion of females than males saying they drank. Comparison with other studies showed that…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Drinking, Foreign Countries, High School Students
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