Navigation Links
APHA 2010: Attacking the drinking culture on college campuses from different directions
Date:11/10/2010

A multi-tiered effort designed to stem binge drinking at a large university and to change the drinking culture among its students produced notable results during the 2.5 years of an Indiana University study.

Freshmen living on campus showed significant drops in the average number of drinks consumed in a week; in the percentage who drank at least once a week in the last year; and in the proportion of students who engaged in binge drinking in the previous week.

Heavy drinking by college students and the associated consequences -- poor health and academic performance, riskier and more irresponsible behavior -- are problems on university campuses and in college towns nationwide. The program assessed by the IU study attacked the problem at three levels -- at the individual level through a mandated online class, at the peer level, through special training for resident assistants, and at an environmental level with educational campaigns that combined community and university resources.

"An ecologically guided, multi-tiered approach appears to be critical for success," said Dong-Chul Seo, associate professor in the Department of Applied Health Science at IU's School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. "The Task Force of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism concluded in 2002 that to significantly reduce drinking on college campuses, the culture must be changed and that all the three tiers (individual, peer, and environment) must be intervened. This has been widely advocated by college administrators and researchers. But, there is still a paucity of data on the effectiveness of such interventions."

The study, which took place from 2006-2009, involved a quasi-experimental format that compared freshmen who lived on campus with non-freshmen who lived off-campus. The non-freshmen were only exposed to the environmental interventions, which involved posters and other information that promoted several dif
'/>"/>

Contact: Dong-Chul Seo
seo@indiana.edu
812-855-9379
Indiana University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. APHA 2010: Study finds funding for substance abuse in Indiana lacking
2. APHA 2010: Health-care reform and people with disabilities
3. ASHG 2010: New research on implications of direct-to-consumer and clinical genetic testing
4. Neurocritical Care Conference 2010: Walk of Life
5. FDA Adds 16 More Firms to Import Alert for Salmonella Contamination in May 2010: Many Non-U.S. Firms Affected According to FDAImports.com
6. Rent for Ryder Cup 2010: Making Your Stay Memorable
7. CONSORT 2010: Leading journals publish new guidelines to improve trial reports
8. National Kidney Month 2010: Stories of Hope About the Prevention and Maintenance of Kidney Disease from The Kidney TRUST
9. Your e-Marketing Journey in 2010: An e-Book for Corporate Communicators Working in European Headquarters
10. Bersin & Associates Unveils Agenda for Research Conference, IMPACT 2010: The Business of Talent(R)
11. Attacking cancer cells with hydrogel nanoparticles
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... Mass., (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 BCC ... SURGICAL NAVIGATION SYSTEMS: TECHNOLOGIES AND GLOBAL MARKETS , ... at $419.7 million in 2013. Driven by the need ... by medical tourism in emerging geographies, the market is ... annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.5% from 2013 through ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 ... is currently perceived with great interest among other healthcare ... due to the high demand in vaccine with respect ... also highly in demand due to an improved understanding ... individuals across the United States. It has led to ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Canadian Linen ... company in North America, today announced the launch of ... makes doing business with Canadian Linen even easier and ... customers to access account information online and better communicate ... portal include the ability to:, , ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... AmeriPride Services, a leading textile services ... launch of its new Customer Portal, an online resource ... more convenient for customers. The industry-leading digital tool allows ... with the company. , Features of the new customer ... Access, download and pay bills online , ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... August 28, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, ... many years fighting to ensure that the heroes of ... provide coverage to WTC victims who developed 9/11-related cancer ... Government Accountability Office (GAO). According to a statement issued ... the report is entitled “World Trade Center Health Program: ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global Market for Surgical Navigation Systems Expected to Reach $631.9 Million in 2018; ENT Systems Segment Leading With 10.4% CAGR 2Health News:Global Market for Surgical Navigation Systems Expected to Reach $631.9 Million in 2018; ENT Systems Segment Leading With 10.4% CAGR 3Health News:U.S. Vaccine Market: Opportunities and Threats by Transparency Market Research 2Health News:U.S. Vaccine Market: Opportunities and Threats by Transparency Market Research 3Health News:Canadian Linen and Uniform Service Launches New Customer Portal 2Health News:Canadian Linen and Uniform Service Launches New Customer Portal 3Health News:AmeriPride Services Launches New Customer Portal 2Health News:AmeriPride Services Launches New Customer Portal 3Health News:GAO Report Reaffirms Decision to Add Cancers to List of Illnesses Covered under the Zadroga Act, Parker Waichman LLP Comments 2Health News:GAO Report Reaffirms Decision to Add Cancers to List of Illnesses Covered under the Zadroga Act, Parker Waichman LLP Comments 3
... New research challenges the previously held belief that infants' ... new study finds the brain's left hemisphere plays the ... immediately after birth. ,Researchers are using functional ... activity in response to speech. They say this is ...
... try to avoid getting it, but researchers say common cold ... genetically engineer the common cold virus so that //it kills ... They did this by modifying one gene, so the virus ... the activity of another gene to ensure that the virus ...
... Government guidelines on the treatment of asthma have long ... for people with persistent forms of the condition.But reports ... people -- including parents of asthmatic children -- to ... growth retardation in children, weak bones in children and ...
... therapeutic option for patients with complicated type 1 diabetes, ... // Now, a new study finds ... worse survival than patients on the transplant waiting list ... Association supports a pancreatic transplant for patients who have ...
... a vaccine made from the common cold virus may induce ... the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention injected six monkeys ... parts of the SARS coronavirus. A new form of the ... were given a second vaccine 28 days later, and researchers ...
... women with diabetes have a higher risk of depression., ... 60 and 79. The participants were divided //into two ... the second included those without diabetes. Women who did ... groups, based on their levels of insulin resistance. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Technique to Study Infants Brain. 2Health News:Benefits and Risks of Asthma Treatment Questioned 2Health News:Pancreas Transplant for Diabetics 2
(Date:8/28/2014)... NEW YORK , Aug. 28, ... a new market research report is ... ADHD Therapeutics to 2020 - Broadened ... to Drive Market Growth despite Patent ... ADHD Therapeutics to ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Aug. 28, 2014  Critical Process Filtration, Inc. ... today announces the expansion of their Technical Services ... Filtration now offers customers and potential customers services ... filter failure analyses (even for competitor filters) and ... hallmark services of system benchmarking and cost/performance optimization. ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Calif. , Aug. 28, 2014 Amgen ... of a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. ... for the treatment of high cholesterol. Evolocumab is an ... subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9), a protein that reduces the ... "bad" cholesterol, from the blood. 1 ­ ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ADHD Therapeutics to 2020 - Broadened Diagnostic Criteria and Growing Adult Prevalence to Drive Market Growth despite Patent Expirations 2ADHD Therapeutics to 2020 - Broadened Diagnostic Criteria and Growing Adult Prevalence to Drive Market Growth despite Patent Expirations 3ADHD Therapeutics to 2020 - Broadened Diagnostic Criteria and Growing Adult Prevalence to Drive Market Growth despite Patent Expirations 4ADHD Therapeutics to 2020 - Broadened Diagnostic Criteria and Growing Adult Prevalence to Drive Market Growth despite Patent Expirations 5ADHD Therapeutics to 2020 - Broadened Diagnostic Criteria and Growing Adult Prevalence to Drive Market Growth despite Patent Expirations 6ADHD Therapeutics to 2020 - Broadened Diagnostic Criteria and Growing Adult Prevalence to Drive Market Growth despite Patent Expirations 7ADHD Therapeutics to 2020 - Broadened Diagnostic Criteria and Growing Adult Prevalence to Drive Market Growth despite Patent Expirations 8Critical Process Filtration, Inc. Announces Expanded Technical Services and Validation Support 2Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 2Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 3Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 4Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 5Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 6Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 7Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 8Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 9
... -- American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. (NYSE: AOB ) ... (the "NYSE") has notified the Company that it is not ... to timely file its Annual Report on Form 10-K with ... rules, when a Company does not comply with annual report ...
...  In conjunction with its first quarter 2012 earnings release (expected to be ... CVD ) is pleased to invite you to listen to its ... on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. ET. , ... and Slide Presentation , , , , When: , , , ...
Cached Medicine Technology:American Oriental Bioengineering Inc. Receives NYSE Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard 2
... GV is a sterile, non-pyrogenic, transparent ... noninflammatory, high molecular weight (average = ... hyaluronate. Healon GV contains 14 mg/mL ... a physiological sodium chloride-phosphate buffer (pH ...
... PROVISC ophthalmic viscosurgical device ... is characterized by high molecular ... surface tension. It provides excellent ... and is easily removed. It ...
... a product comes along that forever raises ... category. The new StealthStation TREON plus Treatment ... Built on the phenomenal success of the ... system in the worldthe new TREON plus ...
... the DigiCat Imager ("DCI") to provide rapid, ... The DCI can measure the cataract and ... objective, appropriate and timely surgical decision can ... technology is especially useful in todays healthcare ...
Medicine Products: