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Wagoner, Kimberly G.; Francisco, Vincent T.; Sparks, Michael; Wyrick, David; Nichols, Tracy; Wolfson, Mark – Journal of Drug Education, 2012
Underage drinking continues to be a public health concern, partially due to the ease in which adolescents obtain alcohol and consume it in private locations. States and municipalities have implemented strategies to counter-act this, including adopting public policies called social host policies, despite limited evidence of effectiveness.…
Descriptors: Evidence, Municipalities, Public Health, Drinking
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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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Siegal, Harvey A.; Lane, D. Timothy; Falck, Russel S.; Wang, Jichuan; Carlson, Robert G.; Rahman, Ahmmed; Chambers, Deborah T. – Journal of Drug Education, 2001
Describes Ohio's Prevention Evaluation Project (PEP), that developed a questionnaire to assess behavioral and attitudinal outcomes in primary drug abuse prevention programs targeting young people aged twelve to seventeen. One of PEP's principal achievements was the inclusion of community prevention program providers in the evaluation instrument…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Community Cooperation, Drug Abuse, Health Promotion
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James, William H.; Kim, Grace K.; Armijo, Eduardo – Journal of Drug Education, 2000
Examines the relationship of ethnic identity to drug use in adolescents (N=127). Results show that the questionnaire measures used in this study are effective. White adolescents scored lower in ethnic identity. In the ethnic minority samples, high levels of cultural identity were associated with heavy drug use. (Author/MKA)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Drug Use, Ethnicity, Measures (Individuals)
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Napier, Ted L.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1984
Surveyed 4,859 rural adolescents to examine the relationship of peer group influence and psychosocial identification with frequency of drug use. Results strongly supported the importance of peer influence and role models in predicting illegal drug use. (JAC)
Descriptors: High School Students, Illegal Drug Use, Junior High School Students, Peer Influence
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Barnes, Grace M. – Journal of Drug Education, 1984
Suggests that the apparent lack of effectiveness of alcohol and drug education programs may stem from the lack of a sound theoretical basis for program development and evaluaton. Reviews (1) the relevance of socialization theory to adolescent drinking and (2) the influence of parents and peers. (JAC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Education, Drinking, Outcomes of Education
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Atkin, Charles K.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1983
Examined the influence of advertising on excessive and dangerous drinking in a survey of 1,200 adolescents and young adults who were shown advertisements depicting excessive consumption themes. Results indicated that advertising stimulates consumption levels, which leads to heavy drinking and drinking in dangerous situations. (JAC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advertising, Alcoholic Beverages, Behavior Problems
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Stumphauzer, Jerome S. – Journal of Drug Education, 1983
Surveyed 100 nondrinking adolescents utilizing a behavior analysis questionnaire designed to assess influences on learning not to drink. Results suggest that parents who did not drink had a strong influence. Effective modes of self-control were also discovered; teenagers revealed assertiveness skills in saying "no" to peer pressures. (Author/JAC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcoholic Beverages, Assertiveness, Behavior Patterns
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Olsen, Larry K.; Baffi, Charles R. – Journal of Drug Education, 1982
Analyzed the self-reported substance use among selected Native American high school students (N=330). Results indicated 83.6 percent reported having experimented with alcohol, and an additional 43 percent reported using some combination of alcohol and other drugs on a fairly regular basis. Includes recommendations. (Author/RC)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Alcoholic Beverages, American Indians, Behavior Patterns
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Domino, George – Journal of Drug Education, 1982
The effectiveness of a week-long television campaign was assessed at three urban high schools, through measures of self-esteem, drug use, and drug attitudes administered 10 days prior to the campaign and four weeks later. Results indicated no significant changes could be attributed to the campaign. (Author)
Descriptors: Drug Education, Drug Use, High School Students, Program Evaluation
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Milgram, Gail Gleason – Journal of Drug Education, 1982
As the adolescent matures, drinking situations occur outside of the home with friends. This period is characterized by drinking habits, patterns, and attitudes which are different from those of the parent population; the peer group and situational factors are significant influences on drinking behavior during this phase. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Age Differences, Behavior Patterns
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Schaps, Eric; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1982
A drug education course was taught to seventh and eighth graders and then evaluated. Class level univariate analyses of variance and covariance showed that the course produced predicted effects for grade seven females, but not for grade seven males or grade eight males or females. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, Attitude Change, Drug Education
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Fors, Stuart W.; Rojeck, Dean G. – Journal of Drug Education, 1983
Surveyed 2,767 middle and high school students to examine demographic, personality, and behavioral factors related to drug use. Data indicated all drug users are not alike, and a variety of social-psychological factors (peer influence, grade point average) are significantly correlated with level of drug use or abuse. (LLL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Drug Abuse, Drug Use
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Monismith, Samuel W.; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1981
Surveyed the opinions of (N=3,100) 7th- to 12th-grade students regarding the perceived effectiveness of both pro-smoking and anti-smoking messages. Results indicated that most teenagers were exposed to anti-smoking information and materials in schools. Statistically significant differences existed between smokers and nonsmokers in their…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advertising, Comparative Analysis, Drug Education
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