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Study Finds Zero-Tolerance Drug Policies In School Cause
More Harm Than Good
Teenagers notoriously want to do the
opposite of whatever an authority figure
tells them to do, which could explain a new
study that suggests zero-tolerance drug
policies in schools only make drug use more
The findings, published last week in the American Journal of Public Health, analyzed data from the International Youth Development Survey of 7th and 9th graders from Washington State and Victoria, Australia. More...
Medical News Today - Legal drugs
such as OxyContin now kill more people than
heroin and cocaine combined. While awareness
of the dangers of illegal drugs has
increased, many teens are still ignorant of
the significant physical danger posed by
legally prescribed drugs, according to a new
study in Journal of Public Policy &
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|psychologytoday.com - Recently I asked my daughter, who was visiting from out of town, to walk the dog before she left the house. She cheerfully said “sure” and went about getting dressed to go out while I went out to the store. When I returned, she was rushing to put her coat on and said, “Mom, I’m running late. I won’t have time to walk to dog – my friend is waiting for me.” Typically, I would have thought, “Well, I don’t want to keep her friend waiting. I’ll just walk the dog myself”, but this time, I said, “Nah, could you just take her around the block before you leave?” which she did. More...|
New York Times -
As the night
sky enveloped this outpost in
Brazil’s Amazon basin, the ceremony
at the open-air temple began simply
Medical News Today -
Government advertising campaigns to
tackle excessive drinking are
dismissed as irrelevant by young
binge drinkers, because consuming
extreme quantities of alcohol is
part of their sub-cultural social
identity, according to research
published in the Journal of Business
Researchers from Royal Holloway, University of London, together with a team from three other UK universities, discovered that official messages are unlikely to work with groups where behaviour is motivated by the need to subvert rules and norms. More...
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