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How To Reduce High-Risk College Drinking: Use Proven Strategies, Fill Research Gaps

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Papers Commissioned for the Panel on Prevention and Treatment

A Typology for Campus-Based Alcohol Prevention: Moving toward Environmental Management Strategies
William DeJong, Ph.D., Professor, Boston University School of Education’s Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, and Linda Langford, Sc.D., Associate Director of Evaluation and Assessment, U.S. Department of Education’s Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention

Identification, Prevention, and Treatment: A Review of Individual-Focused Strategies to Reduce Problematic Alcohol Consumption by College Students
Mary Larimer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology, Associate Director, Addictive Behaviors Research Center, University of Washington, and Jessica M. Cronce, B.S., Research Coordinator, Addictive Behaviors Research Center, Department of Psychology, University of Washington

Social Norms and the Prevention of Alcohol Misuse in Collegiate Contexts
H. Wesley Perkins, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Alcohol Advertising and Youth
Henry Saffer, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, Kean University, and Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research

The Role of Mass Media Campaigns in Reducing High-Risk Drinking among College Students
William DeJong, Ph.D., Professor, Boston University School of Public Health, and Director, U.S. Department of Education’s Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention

Environmental Policies to Reduce College Drinking: Options and Research Findings
Traci L. Toomey, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, and Alexander C. Wagenaar, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Alcohol Epidemiology Program, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota

Effects of Minimum Drinking Age Laws: Review and Analyses of the Literature from 1960 to 2000
Alexander C. Wagenaar, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Alcohol Epidemiology Program, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, and Traci I. Toomey, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota

Comprehensive Community Interentions to Promote Health: Implications for College-Age Drinking Problems
Ralph Hingson, Sc.D., Professor and Chair, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, and Jonathan Howland, Ph.D., M.P.H., Professor and Chair, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health

The Role of Evaluation in Prevention of College Student Drinking Problems
Robert F. Saltz, Ph.D., Associate Director and Senior Research Scientist, Prevention Research Center, Berkeley, CA

View from the President’s Office: The Leadership of Change
Joy R. Mara, M.A., Mara Communications

Joint Panel Papers

The Student Perspective on College Drinking
Peggy Eastman, Author and Journalist

Magnitude of Alcohol-Related Mortality and Morbidity among U.S. College Students Ages 18–24
Ralph Hingson, Sc.D., Professor and Chair, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health; Timothy Heeren, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biostatistics Department, Boston University School of Public Health; Ronda Zakocs, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health; Andrea Kopsteain, Ph.D., Chief Program Evaluation Branch, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; and Henry Wechsler, Ph.D., Lecturer and Director of College Alcohol Studies, Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health

 

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Last reviewed: 9/23/2005


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