© 1988

Drug Education in Schools

An Evaluation of the “Double Take” Video Package


Part of the Recent Research in Psychology book series (PSYCHOLOGY)

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About this book


"Double Take" is a drug education package produced by the Department of Health and Social Security (United Kingdom). This video package was distributed at no cost to all secondary schools catering to students from eleven years onwards in England and Wales during 1986. This book reports the results of a research evaluation of this educational package, particularly in terms of its acceptability to teachers and pupils. The evaluation discussed in this book was conducted deliberately within the context of organizational and methodological restrictions. The primary concern was less with the potential effectiveness of "Double Take" under optimal conditions. Rather, the investigators were interested in the ways in which teachers themselves chose to adopt and integrate the package within existing courses and with the restrictions of pupils in their schools.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Psychology Washington Singer LaboratoriesUniversity of ExeterExeterEngland

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Drug Education in Schools
  • Book Subtitle An Evaluation of the “Double Take” Video Package
  • Authors Christine Eiser
    J. Richard Eiser
  • Series Title Recent Research in Psychology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-387-96792-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4613-8799-2
  • Series ISSN 1431-7532
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 156
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Psychology, general
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