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Engaging Men as Social Justice Allies in Ending Violence Against Women: Evidence for a Social Norms Approach
The proposition that accurate normative data, which counters the misperception of rape-supportive environments, can be a critical part of comprehensive campus efforts to catalyze and support men's development as women's social justice allies in preventing sexual violence against women is supported.
Effectiveness of social norms media marketing in reducing drinking and driving: A statewide campaign.
Analysis of a high-intensity social norms media marketing campaign aimed at correcting normative misperceptions and reducing the prevalence of drinking and driving among 21-to-34-year-olds in Montana suggests the campaign was successful at exposing the targeted population to social norms messages in the counties within the intervention region.
White Papers for: "Toward Zero Deaths: A National Strategy on Highway Safety" - White Paper No. 2 - White Paper on Traffic Safety Culture
Traffic safety culture is a powerful concept which helps explain differences in international, regional and demographic crash risk as well as the propensity to commit high risk behaviors. If it were
Positive Childhood Experiences and Adult Mental and Relational Health in a Statewide Sample
Positive childhood experiences demonstrate a dose-response association with adult D/PMH and ARSES after adjustment for ACEs; assessing and proactively promoting PCEs may reduce adult mental and relational health problems, even in the concurrent presence of ACEs.
Estimated blood alcohol levels reached by "binge" and "nonbinge" drinkers: a survey of young adults in Montana.
Findings underscore the potential problem of using binge drinking as a description and shorthand measure of drinking to intoxication and highlight the need to clarify the definition of "binge drinking".
Montana’s MOST of Us Don’t Drink and Drive Campaign: A Social Norms Strategy to Reduce Impaired Driving Among 21-34-Year-Olds
This report presents the results of a demonstration project to test the efficacy of a high-intensity social norms media intervention to reduce the prevalence of driving after drinking among 21 to
Support for social norms programming to reduce alcohol consumption in pregnant women
This investigation examined the difference between the amount of alcohol consumed by pregnant Montana women (actual norms) and the amount they perceived was consumed by other Montana women of their
Methylmercury risk and awareness among American Indian women of childbearing age living on an inland northwest reservation.
The majority of women (80%) were unaware of tribal or state fish advisory messages; the most favorable risk communication preference was information coming from doctors or healthcare providers, and a biomonitoring study to determine actual exposure is warranted.
Hidden Protections: Identifying Social Norms Associated with Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, and Neglect
Child abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect are serious problems in the United States impacting hundreds of thousands of children each year. Frameworks and strategies that promote positive community norms