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Epidemiology of Alcohol and Other Drug Use Among American College Students: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14

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This article provides information on the extent of alcohol and other drug use among American college students. Five different sources of data are examined for estimating recent levels of alcohol (and other drug) use among college students: Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study (CAS), the Core Institute (CORE), Monitoring the Future (MTF), National College Health Risk Behavior Survey (NCHRBS), and National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA). Course materials are found on pages 23-39 using Adobe toolbar page finder.

Journal/Publisher:

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Publication Date:

March 2002

Course Material Author

Patrick M. O'Malley, Ph.D., and Lloyd D. Johnston, Ph.D.

The authors are with the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about alcohol and other drug use among American college students. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify national data sources which provide information used to estimate levels of alcohol and other drug use among college students in the United States.

  2. Discuss current alcohol use estimates, usage trends, and variations in use related to college attendance, gender, ethnicity, and geographical region.

  3. Describe the usage of substances other than alcohol among college students, the quality of available data, and the future of epidemiology of college student substance use.

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Article: Epidemiology of Alcohol and Other Drug Use Among American College Students: From Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Supplement #14

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Course Number 101645
2 credit hours
  • Online Article
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