5. Universal School-Based Prevention Programmes for Alcohol Misuse in Young People1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch5

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) Universal School-Based Prevention Programmes for Alcohol Misuse in Young People1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Regional Health Authority of Umbria, Perugia, Italy

  2. 2

    Outpatient Services – Neurology, Clinical Institutes of Specialisation, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659694

Online ISBN: 9781118454503



  • universal school-based prevention for alcohol misuse in young people;
  • alcohol misuse prevention in the school-aged, up till 18 years of age;
  • universal prevention, populations within particular settings;
  • universal prevention aim, to deter/delay onset of disorder/problem;
  • school lessons/classroom/educational/psychosocial or combinations;
  • drunkenness and binge drinking, and the observed positive effects;
  • trials for alcohol-specifics, data pooling insufficient/heterogeneity;
  • generic psychosocial/developmental programmes, effectiveness;
  • Life Skills Training, Unplugged programme and Good Behaviour Game


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