Meriam M Janssen

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BACKGROUND So far, audience segmentation of adolescents with respect to alcohol has been carried out mainly on the basis of socio-demographic characteristics. In this study we examined whether it is possible to segment adolescents according to their values and attitudes towards alcohol to use as guidance for prevention programmes. METHODS A random sample(More)
BACKGROUND An earlier study using social marketing and audience segmentation distinguished five segments of Dutch adolescents aged 12-18 years based on their attitudes towards alcohol. The present, qualitative study focuses on two of these five segments ('ordinaries' and 'ordinary sobers') and explores the attitudes of these two segments towards alcohol,(More)
BACKGROUND Alcohol education aims to increase knowledge on the harm related to alcohol, and to change attitudes and drinking behaviour. However, little (lasting) evidence has been found for alcohol education, in changing alcohol-related attitudes and behaviour. Social marketing uses marketing techniques to achieve a social or healthy goal, and can be used(More)
BACKGROUND There is much evidence that parents have an influence on the alcohol use of their children. However, in general the relationship is rather weak. A reason for this small association may be due to the fact that adolescents are a heterogeneous group and that, consequently, the association between the quality of the parent-child relationship and(More)
BACKGROUND Transparency by means of quality indicators is regarded as a method for monitoring and improving the quality of care. In the Dutch mental health service (GGZ) a generic basic set of indicators has been developed, but it is not clear whether the set is suitable for use in child and adolescent psychiatry. AIM To assess whether the GGZ Basic Set(More)
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