EDITORIAL: The Hutchinson Smoking Prevention Project: A Lesson on Inaccurate Media Coverage and the Importance of Prevention Advocacy

EDITORIAL: The Hutchinson Smoking Prevention Project: A Lesson on Inaccurate Media Coverage and... P1: GCO/GCZ P2: FZN/GCP/FJQ/LOV QC: GDX Prevention Science [PREV] PP160-339786 May 24, 2001 7:38 Style file version Nov. 04, 2000 Prevention Science, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2001 Editorial The Hutchinson Smoking Prevention Project: A Lesson on Inaccurate Media Coverage and the Importance of Prevention Advocacy 1,4 2 3 Gilbert J. Botvin, Steve Sussman, and Anthony Biglan PROGRESS IN PREVENTION recommended by the various federal agencies (Hallfors et al., 2000). Clearly, much additional work Over the past 20 years, there have been signifi- is needed to increase the use of evidence-based cant advances in prevention research. A particularly prevention approaches in school settings. However, fruitful area of research concerns the development this is not the only challenge facing the field of and testing of school-based approaches for prevent- prevention. Occasionally, progress in any area of ing the use of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs. As science takes an unexpected turn. One or more evidence of the efficacy of school-based prevention studies may come along that cause us to rethink approaches has accumulated, efforts to disseminate our research methods or question our cherished information about what actually works have been assumptions. launched by several government agencies. Notable among these are dissemination http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Prevention Science Springer Journals

EDITORIAL: The Hutchinson Smoking Prevention Project: A Lesson on Inaccurate Media Coverage and the Importance of Prevention Advocacy

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Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 2001 by Society for Prevention Research
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Public Health; Health Psychology; Child and School Psychology
ISSN
1389-4986
eISSN
1573-6695
D.O.I.
10.1023/A:1011500829657
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Abstract

P1: GCO/GCZ P2: FZN/GCP/FJQ/LOV QC: GDX Prevention Science [PREV] PP160-339786 May 24, 2001 7:38 Style file version Nov. 04, 2000 Prevention Science, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2001 Editorial The Hutchinson Smoking Prevention Project: A Lesson on Inaccurate Media Coverage and the Importance of Prevention Advocacy 1,4 2 3 Gilbert J. Botvin, Steve Sussman, and Anthony Biglan PROGRESS IN PREVENTION recommended by the various federal agencies (Hallfors et al., 2000). Clearly, much additional work Over the past 20 years, there have been signifi- is needed to increase the use of evidence-based cant advances in prevention research. A particularly prevention approaches in school settings. However, fruitful area of research concerns the development this is not the only challenge facing the field of and testing of school-based approaches for prevent- prevention. Occasionally, progress in any area of ing the use of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs. As science takes an unexpected turn. One or more evidence of the efficacy of school-based prevention studies may come along that cause us to rethink approaches has accumulated, efforts to disseminate our research methods or question our cherished information about what actually works have been assumptions. launched by several government agencies. Notable among these are dissemination

Journal

Prevention ScienceSpringer Journals

Published: Oct 10, 2004

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