Design of intervention program for preventing of alcohol misuse in university students

  • Galano Ailén Estevez Universidad de Oriente, Santiago, Cuba
  • Ana Hortensia Rodríguez Espinosa Villa Colibrí Therapeutic Community, Santiago de Cuba
  • Dilka Leyva Rodríguez Universidad de Oriente, Santiago, Cuba
Keywords: psychoeducational intervention, alcohol consumption, risk perception

Abstract

In the Universidad de Oriente of Santiago de Cuba, recent diagnoses showed there is currently an increase in the rate of young people who consume alcoholic beverages. Therefore, the present research has like General Objective: To design a psychoeducational intervention program to prevent the undue consumption of alcohol in the Student Residence of the University of the East of Santiago de Cuba. Techniques such as Composition, Risk Perception Questionnaire on Alcohol Consumption, Social Skills Questionnaire and Preference Questionnaire for leisure time have used. The main results were that 94% of these young people had a low perception of risk on alcohol consumption and only 15% were able to identify the main negative consequences associated with consumption. 96% had insufficient development of social skills, which is associated with the poor ability to resist the pressure of the group.

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Published
2019-06-27
How to Cite
Estevez, G. A., Espinosa, A. H. R., & Rodríguez, D. L. (2019). Design of intervention program for preventing of alcohol misuse in university students. International Journal of Health & Medical Sciences, 2(1), 33-38. https://doi.org/10.31295/ijhms.v2n1.86
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