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dc.contributor Medley, Carson
dc.contributor.advisor Cross, Reid
dc.contributor.author Terreri, Bridget
dc.contributor.other Kline, Linda
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-08T20:34:06Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-08T20:34:06Z
dc.date.issued 2019-07-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/211402
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of participating in a challenge course program on decreasing the prevalence of substance abuse, reckless driving, and sexual promiscuity among college students. These negative risk-taking behaviors were evaluated due to their ramifications on individual development and college campus culture. Challenge course programs were selected as the treatment in this study due to the interplay between risk and developmental growth. Results showed a significant decrease in binge drinking and marijuana use in the treatment group. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship CSU, Chico en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Substance abuse en_US
dc.subject Reckless driving en_US
dc.subject Sexual promiscuity en_US
dc.subject Developmental growth en_US
dc.subject Adventure education en_US
dc.subject Outdoor education en_US
dc.subject Binge drinking en_US
dc.subject Marijuana use en_US
dc.title The effects of a challenge course program on risk taking behaviors among college students en_US
dc.type Thesis en
dc.college School of Graduate, International, and Interdisciplinary Studies en_US
dc.program Interdisciplinary Studies: Wilderness Therapy en_US
dc.degree MA en_US


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