Immediate and short-term effects of the 5th grade version of the keepin' it real substance use prevention intervention

Michael L. Hecht, Elvira Elek, David A. Wagstaff, Jennifer A. Kam, Flavio Marsiglia, Patricia Dustman, Leslie Reeves, Mary Harthun

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Abstract

This study assessed the immediate and short-term outcomes of adapting a culturally-grounded middle school program, keepin' it REAL, for elementary school students. After curriculum adaptation, 10 schools were randomly assigned to the intervention in 5th grade with follow-up boosters in 6th grade; 13 schools were randomly assigned to the control condition, implementing

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-251
Number of pages27
JournalJournal of drug education
Volume38
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Health(social science)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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