Darcy Clay Siebert

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The authors explored the differences between African American and White college students' drinking behaviors and their attitudes toward consequences, harm-reduction strategies, and health information sources. They collected data from a randomly selected sample of 1,110 students in a large public university to examine the effects of a high-risk drinking(More)
This article proposes role identity theory as a means of integrating the diverse frameworks and findings that populate the social support literature, and it highlights the importance of the friendship role on life satisfaction for aging adults. A sample of 800 preretirement-age working men and women were surveyed as part of a longitudinal study, Roles and(More)
INTRODUCTION During a medical emergency, the American public often relies on the expertise of emergency medical technicians (EMTs). These professionals face a number of occupational hazards, and the literature suggests that EMTs are at a greater risk of developing physical and mental stress-related disorders. The purpose of this paper is to systematically(More)
This secondary data analysis of the 2001 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse examines the influence of individual, interpersonal, and contextual social risk and protective factors on high risk drinking, focusing on the influence of minority status and college enrollment among 5,895 young adults. Hierarchical regression predicted 39.4% of the variance in(More)
Helping professionals, like the rest of the general population, have multiple identities (e.g., parent, community member), and many have prominent role identities as personal and professional caregivers. A recent instrument validation study illustrated that caregiver role identity is related to increased personal distress (e.g., depression, burnout), and(More)
Social workers experience alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems, yet little is known about how they deal with these issues. To begin to address this gap in knowledge, this study presents data from a sample of NASW members and describes how frequently social workers seek support for AOD problems, the kinds of assistance they typically obtain, how helpful(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine gender differences in college students' high-risk drinking as measured by an estimated blood alcohol concentration (eBAC) based on gender, height, weight, self-reported number of drinks, and hours spent drinking. Using a developmental/contextual framework, high-risk drinking is conceptualized as a function of(More)
The author investigated AOD use among social workers, examined its potential negative professional consequences and explored the denial that may facilitate AOD abuse. Results are reported from an anonymous survey of 751 NASW members in North Carolina. Twelve percent of the sample were at serious risk of AOD abuse, 28 percent reported binge drinking during(More)
This article describes the development and validation of the theoretically grounded Emergency Medical Services Role Identity Scale (EMS-RIS), which measures four domains of EMS role identity. The EMS-RIS was developed using a mixed methods approach. Key informants informed item development and the scale was validated using a representative probability(More)
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