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This paper reports findings of a subset of 91 programs, which included drug use measures, from the data base previously reported in the author's meta-analysis of 143 adolescent drug prevention programs. Treatment components of strategies succesful in decreasing drug use by adolescents are...
Recent advances in the field of substance abuse prevention have derived from a consideration of the etiology of substance use and have also been solidly grounded in psychological theory. Evaluation studies of psychosocial prevention interventions have become increasingly rigorous , and clearly...
This paper reviews recent results and work in progress from a longitudinal study of drug use etiologies and consequences. Early- and mid-adolescent drug use patterns, personality, and behavioral correlates were studies in a large sample of normal youth beginning in the mid-1970's. To determine...
American Indian youth ahve been shown to be at high risk for drug abuse. Epidemiological studies of Indian school students over the past two decades have revealed rates of use consistently higher than those found for other youth. Socioeconomic and historical factors have led to conditions that...
This study of military substance abuse prevention personnel examined the relationship of job satisfaction with perceived importance to unit mission and frequency of performance vis-a-vis five prevention duties. Findings indicated a positive association between job satisfaction and perceived...
When evolving a philosophy and a "modus operandi" the pioneers of Alcoholics Anonymous made significant use of William James' "Varieties of Religous Experience." Indeed, although AA carefully picked and chose various of James' ideas which seemed particularly relevant, James' imprint is clearly...
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