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Chen, Xinguang; Yu, Bin; Stanton, Bonita; Cook, Robert L.; Chen, Ding-Geng; Okafor, Chukwuemeka – Journal of Drug Education, 2018
Research findings are inconsistent regarding a positive association between the passage of state medical marijuana laws (MML) and the adolescent access and the use of marijuana. We utilized a novel analytical approach to examine this issue with multiyear data from the 1997-2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System of the State of Michigan.…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Drug Therapy, Correlation, Laws
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Wallace, Lacey N.; Roche, Michael J. – Journal of Drug Education, 2018
In this study, we examined how the number of friends and leadership among peers related to e-cigarette use and beliefs about the social consequences of use among college students. Data were collected via web survey from 175 university students in 2016. Regression techniques were used to analyze responses. Neither number of friends nor role in a…
Descriptors: Smoking, Health Behavior, Peer Influence, Role
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Jordan, Hallie R.; Villarosa-Hurlocker, Margo C.; Ashley, Asia L.; Madson, Michael B. – Journal of Drug Education, 2018
There is increasing evidence that mental health problems may attenuate the relationship between protective behavioral strategies (PBS) and alcohol outcomes. However, psychological distress may also affect these relationships. Further, it appears that different types of PBS have differential relationships with alcohol outcomes. The current study…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Emotional Disturbances, Mental Disorders, Correlation
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Flynn, Mark A.; Carter, Elizabeth; Craig, Clay – Journal of Drug Education, 2017
While there is mounting support for the efficacy of alcohol-based curriculum infusion (CI) programs, studies have yielded mixed results. Insufficient attention has been given to nuances in the types of CI. Using a two-group pretest-posttest quasi-experimental design, this study assessed two forms of CI, information-only (IO) and service learning…
Descriptors: College Students, Service Learning, Outcomes of Education, Alcohol Education
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Logan, Diane E.; Mastroleo, Nadine R.; Wood, Mark D.; Borsari, Brian – Journal of Drug Education, 2016
Little is known about the drinking behaviors and perceptions of the peers facilitating campus alcohol interventions. The current study examined these trajectories in peer counselors (N = 12) providing personalized normative feedback interventions to undergraduates mandated to clinical services. Peer counselors completed four monthly…
Descriptors: Drinking, Health Behavior, Intervention, Feedback (Response)
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Zullig, Keith J.; Valois, Robert F. – Journal of Drug Education, 2016
Researchers examined the association between perceptions of harm from substance use and social self-efficacy (SSE) in a sample of early adolescents in public middle schools (n = 4,122). One-way analysis of covariance and post hoc tests were used to assess the relationships between perceptions of harm from tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Early Adolescents, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes
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Richardson, George B.; Montgomery, LaTrice; Brubaker, Michael D. – Journal of Drug Education, 2016
Only 7.6% of adolescents in need of substance abuse treatment actually receive it. Many adolescents are hesitant to seek treatment due to public stigma (i.e., negative attitudes and beliefs of the general public toward individuals who abuse substances). However, decades of research indicate that interpersonal contact with stigmatized groups helps…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Substance Abuse, Interpersonal Relationship, Undergraduate Students
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Woolman, Erin O.; Becker, Madelyn M.; Klanecky, Alicia K. – Journal of Drug Education, 2015
Heightened perceptions of academic stress may increase college alcohol use behaviors, namely problem drinking and drinking to cope. Leading from prior research, the current study examined posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms as a mediator between academic stress and alcohol use behaviors. Undergraduate participants (N?=?200) completed an online…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Stress Variables, Stress Management, Drinking
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Oberle, Crystal D.; Garcia, Javier A. – Journal of Drug Education, 2015
This study investigated whether use of alcohol, cigarettes, and marijuana may be predicted from preferential consumption of particular music genres. Undergraduates (257 women and 78 men) completed a questionnaire assessing these variables. Partial correlation analyses, controlling for sensation-seeking tendencies and behaviors, revealed that…
Descriptors: Smoking, Alcohol Abuse, Music, Music Activities
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Chen, Yixin; Feeley, Thomas Hugh – Journal of Drug Education, 2015
We proposed a conceptual model to predict binge-drinking behavior among college students, based on the theory of planned behavior and the stress-coping hypothesis. A two-wave online survey was conducted with predictors and drinking behavior measured separately over 2 weeks' time. In the Wave 1 survey, 279 students at a public university in the…
Descriptors: Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, Predictor Variables, Stress Management
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Midford, Richard; Ramsden, Robyn; Lester, Leanne; Cahill, Helen; Mitchell, Johanna; Foxcroft, David R.; Venning, Lynne – Journal of Drug Education, 2014
The Drug Education in Victorian Schools program provided integrated education about licit and illicit drugs, employed a harm minimization approach that incorporated participatory, critical thinking and skill-based teaching methods, and engaged parental influence through home activities. A cluster-randomized, controlled trial of the program was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drug Education, Drinking, Prevention
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Vidourek, Rebecca A.; King, Keith A.; Burbage, Michelle L. – Journal of Drug Education, 2013
Synthetic THC, also known as fake marijuana, is used by college students in the United States. The present study examined reasons for recent synthetic THC use among college students (N = 339). Students completed a 3-page survey during regularly scheduled class times. Results indicated students reported using synthetic THC for curiosity, to get…
Descriptors: College Students, Drug Abuse, Marijuana, Student Surveys
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Clinkinbeard, Samantha S.; Johnson, Michael A. – Journal of Drug Education, 2013
Professionals have debated the use of the term binge drinking over the past couple of decades, yet little attention has been paid to college student perceptions. We explored how students at one university qualitatively defined binge drinking; whether their own definitions coincided with those adopted by researchers; and whether students' own…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Student Attitudes, Definitions
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Self, Carlton; Morgan, A. Christian; Fuhrman, Nicholas E.; Navarro, Maria – Journal of Drug Education, 2013
The National 4-H Council developed the Health Rocks substance abuse educational program to prevent youth from engaging in risky behaviors. The program was presented in 2010 to more than 8,000 middle school youth in Georgia. A post-then-pre evaluation was conducted with youth who completed 10 hours of instruction to determine if changes in youth…
Descriptors: Health Programs, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Drug Education
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Klisch, Yvonne; Bowling, Kristi G.; Miller, Leslie M.; Ramos, Miguel A. – Journal of Drug Education, 2013
Two online science education games, in which players learn about the risks of prescription drug abuse in the context of investigating crimes, were evaluated to determine shifts of prescription drug abuse attitudes attributable to game exposure. High school students from grades 11 and 12 (n = 179) were assigned to one of the games and participated…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Science Education, Drug Abuse, Adolescent Attitudes
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