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Page, Randy M.; West, Joshua H. – Journal of Drug Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine cigarette brand preference trends and differences in Marlboro smokers in smoking-related attitudes and behaviors from smokers of other brands. This study analyzed data from 25,027 adolescents represented in the 2000, 2003, and 2007 Philippine Global Youth Tobacco Surveys. Results indicated that from 2000…
Descriptors: Smoking, Foreign Countries, Marketing, Gender Differences
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Wild, Lauren G.; Flisher, Alan J.; Bhana, Arvin; Lombard, Carl – Journal of Drug Education, 2004
Associations among six different domains of self-esteem (peers, school, family, sports/athletics, body image, and global self-worth) and risk behaviors related to substance use and suicidality were investigated in a sample of South African adolescents. Students enrolled in Grades 8 and 11 at independent secondary schools in Cape Town (N = 116)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Smoking, Family Influence
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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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Sheppard, Margaret A. – Journal of Drug Education, 1983
Describes the development and pilot testing of a marihauna education program for grades 7-10. The five-lesson program included a health belief model and a legal deterrance model. Results of the pilot test showed the health program had the greatest impact. (JAC)
Descriptors: Drug Education, Foreign Countries, Health Education, Illegal Drug Use
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Baklien, Bergljot – Journal of Drug Education, 1993
Survey of drug education in Norwegian lower secondary schools showed that almost one-fourth of programs were based on two-step model. Intensive courses were socially successful and created motivation, enthusiasm, and changes of attitudes. Found important differences from one school to another in regard to how pilot pupils, and their teaching…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Drug Education, Foreign Countries, Motivation
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Barnea, Zipora; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1993
Examined hypothesis that use of psychoactive substances is strongly associated with social deviance. Investigated patterns of alcohol and drug use among 97 juvenile delinquents, 184 detached youth, and 8,151 high school students in Israel. Results clearly indicated that psychoactive substance use was concentrated among Israeli groups of deviant…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Anxiety, Delinquency
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Sheppard, Margaret A. – Journal of Drug Education, 1989
Exposed students (N=2,319) in grades 7-10 to drug use study results showing use of cannabis (marijuana) as uncommon among peer group. Measured influence of new data on perceptions and how changed perceptions might affect cannabis use. Found changing perceptions was difficult. Found student perceptions of drug use bore no relationship to personal…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attitude Change, Conformity, Drug Education
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Smart, Reginald G. – Journal of Drug Education, 1989
Used data from Ontario Alcohol and Drug Use Among Students survey (N=4,267) to determine how reported alcohol and cannabis (marijuana) use changed with increased exposure to drug education. Concluded drug education had stronger influence on younger students and lighter drinkers but little impact on heavy drinkers. Found decrease in cannabis use…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Education, Drinking, Drug Abuse
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Adlaf, Edward M.; Smart, Reginald G. – Journal of Drug Education, 1988
Estimated use and characteristics of users of smokeless tobacco among probability sample of 4,267 Ontario (Canada) teenagers. Results indicated that smokeless tobacco use was not common, varying from one to three percent depending on age and gender, but was more likely to occur among smokers (10% to 32%). Group most prone to use was young smoking…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, Foreign Countries, Public Health
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Mitic, Wayne R.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1987
Surveyed 1,684 secondary school students on stress and inhalant use. Classified inhalent users as abstainers, experimental, and regular users. Male abstainers exhibited lower mean stress scores than did males in other groups; female abstainers exhibited lower mean scores than did regular users but did not differ from experimental users. Suggests…
Descriptors: Coping, Drug Education, Drug Use, Foreign Countries
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Sheppard, Margaret A.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1987
Examined relationship between cannabis education and use in over 4,000 secondary school students. Seventh graders who reported receiving more cannabis education were more likely to also report having used cannabis. The relationship between cannabis education and cannabis use was not statistically significant for grades 9, 11, or 13, but the trend…
Descriptors: Drug Education, Foreign Countries, Illegal Drug Use, Marijuana
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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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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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Sheppard, Margaret A.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1985
Examines results of health education surveys over four testing periods (1977, 1979, 1981, 1983) for approximately 10,000 Canadian students in grades seven, nine, 11, and 13. Results showed students' knowledge scores on drugs were lower than any other health issue, although they were receiving some drug education each year in school. (BH)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Drug Education, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level
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Albert, W. G.; Simpson, R. I. – Journal of Drug Education, 1985
Evaluated an intervention to reduce impaired driving among students (N=21) by administering a questionnaire before and after the intervention. Results showed significant positive changes along a number of dimensions among students who received the intervention compared to those who did not. (BH)
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Drug Education, Foreign Countries, High School Students
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