Does Alcohol Education Prevent Alcohol Problems? Need for Evaluation
Adolescent, Alcohol Education, Drug Education, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods
Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education
Examined evidence for the alleged failure of alcohol education to prevent alcohol problems among children and adolescents. Concluded that there is need for investigations of the effectiveness of alcohol education. Recommendations regarding methodological characteristics of an adequate test of effectiveness of alcohol education were presented and discussed.
Cooper, A. M.
(1979). Does Alcohol Education Prevent Alcohol Problems? Need for Evaluation. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 25(1), 54-63.
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