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NCJ Number: 140150 Find in a Library
Title: Prevention Evaluation Research Methods: Findings and Consensus (From Drug Abuse Prevention Intervention Research: Methodological Issues, P 264-271, 1991, Carl G. Leukefeld and William J. Bukoski, eds. - see NCJ-140135)
Author(s): C G Leukefeld; W J Bukoski
Corporate Author: US Dept of Health and Human Services
Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Admin
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 8
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Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This chapter discusses the key findings and recommendations that emerged from the technical review meeting "Drug Abuse Prevention Intervention Research: Methodological Issues," sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse in May 1989.
Abstract: Consensus recommendations were offered by the participants in three areas: modifying existing prevention approaches; integrating epidemiological, etiologic, and intervention research methods; and expanding prevention research utilization. In the first area, the participants agreed that prevention evaluation studies should be theory based; incorporate various social unit measures, including the family and peer groups, as well as larger social units, including schools, health care providers, and societal institutions; be more innovative; and cut across disciplines and scientific fields. Furthermore, these experts recommended that prevention evaluation research should consider epidemiological and etiologic concerns; more attention should be paid to behavioral genetics; and there should be studies focusing on the maintenance and durability of prevention intervention effects over time. In terms of expanding prevention research utilization, there should be additional emphasis placed on expanding minority research; technical assistance should be directed to local prevention programs; and prevention evaluation research should be expanded into nontraditional settings including neighborhoods, service organizations, and policy making agencies. 7 references
Main Term(s): Drug prevention programs; Research methods
Index Term(s): Data integrity; Program design; Program evaluation
Note: NIDA Research Monograph 107
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