publication . Article . 2003

Three Decades of Drug Prevention Research

Pim Cuijpers;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2003 Journal: Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, volume 10, pages 7-20 (issn: 0968-7637, eissn: 1465-3370, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
Abstract
Dozens of drug prevention programmes have been developed and examined in the past few decades. These interventions are aimed at tobacco, alcohol or all substances. Prevention programmes have different goals, including the following: increasing knowledge about drugs; reducing the use; delaying the onset of first use; reducing abuse; minimizing the harm caused by the use. Most research has been conducted on school-based drug prevention programmes. School-based drug prevention programmes that used interactive methods were found in research to reduce the use of drugs. All school-based drug prevention programmes (interactive and non-interactive) that have examined in...
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free text keywords: Medicine (miscellaneous), Health(social science), Toxicology, Psychological intervention, Harm, Mass media, business.industry, business, Drug prevention, Family medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine
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