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Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2011) Effects of a school-based prevention program on European adolescents' patterns of alcohol use.

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Drug and Alcohol Findings review of an article by Caria MP, Faggiano F, Bellocco R et al. in the Journal of Adolescent Health: 2011, 48, 182–188.

This was the largest European drug education trial ever conducted tested whether US-style social influence programmes would prove effective in Europe. Among the successes were the reductions in problem drinking documented in this report.

This entry is our account of a study selected by Drug and Alcohol Findings as particularly relevant to improving outcomes from drug or alcohol interventions in the UK.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Review
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:AOD prevention, Education and training
Source:Drug and Alcohol Findings
Date:2011
Corporate Creators:Drug and Alcohol Findings
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
L Social psychology and related concepts > Social context > School context
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention by sponsor or setting > School based prevention
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention approach > Prevention through information and education
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Alcohol use
N Communication, information and education > Education by subject > Substance use education
VA Geographic area > Europe

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