Alan Desantis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kentucky
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Illicit use of prescription ADHD medications on a college campus: a multimethodological approach
    Alan D DeSantis
    The Department of Communication, The University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    J Am Coll Health 57:315-24. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Illegal college ADHD stimulant distributors: characteristics and potential areas of intervention
    Alan D DeSantis
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40515, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 48:446-56. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Nonmedical ADHD stimulant use in fraternities
    Alan Desantis
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0042, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:952-4. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Speeding through the frat house: a qualitative exploration of nonmedical ADHD stimulant use in fraternities
    Alan Desantis
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0042, USA
    J Drug Educ 40:157-71. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoke screen: an ethnographic study of a cigar shop's collective rationalization
    Alan D DeSantis
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506, USA
    Health Commun 14:167-98. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Sometimes a cigar [magazine] is more than just a cigar [magazine]: pro-smoking arguments in Cigar Aficionado, 1992-2000
    Alan D DeSantis
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Health Commun 15:457-80. 2003
  7. doi request reprint "Adderall is definitely not a drug": justifications for the illegal use of ADHD stimulants
    Alan D DeSantis
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:31-46. 2010

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Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Illicit use of prescription ADHD medications on a college campus: a multimethodological approach
    Alan D DeSantis
    The Department of Communication, The University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    J Am Coll Health 57:315-24. 2008
    ..The authors used quantitative and qualitative methodologies to investigate college students' perceptions and use of illegal Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) stimulants during spring and summer 2006...
  2. doi request reprint Illegal college ADHD stimulant distributors: characteristics and potential areas of intervention
    Alan D DeSantis
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40515, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 48:446-56. 2013
    ..The work concludes by discussing the study's implications, limitations and future research...
  3. ncbi request reprint Nonmedical ADHD stimulant use in fraternities
    Alan Desantis
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0042, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:952-4. 2009
    ..Quantitative methods were used to investigate the use of nonmedical attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) stimulants by fraternity members...
  4. ncbi request reprint Speeding through the frat house: a qualitative exploration of nonmedical ADHD stimulant use in fraternities
    Alan Desantis
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506 0042, USA
    J Drug Educ 40:157-71. 2010
    ..These qualitative data have supplied a rich and complex understanding behind nonmedical ADHD stimulant use among fraternity members...
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoke screen: an ethnographic study of a cigar shop's collective rationalization
    Alan D DeSantis
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40506, USA
    Health Commun 14:167-98. 2002
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Sometimes a cigar [magazine] is more than just a cigar [magazine]: pro-smoking arguments in Cigar Aficionado, 1992-2000
    Alan D DeSantis
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
    Health Commun 15:457-80. 2003
    ..These pro-smoking arguments ultimately serve to relieve the cognitive dissonance associated with the consumption of a potentially deadly product and to maintain a loyal readership, free from guilt or anxiety...
  7. doi request reprint "Adderall is definitely not a drug": justifications for the illegal use of ADHD stimulants
    Alan D DeSantis
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 45:31-46. 2010
    ..We discuss limitations to the study and conclude by suggesting five strategies for prevention researchers that would directly target these four arguments...