Clarissa Hughes


The Social Norms Analysis Project - Results, insights and future priorities

The issue of young people and alcohol has recently risen to prominence. To a certain extent, it is not a ‘new’ issue. However a number of trends (including earlier age of initiation, increased alcohol-related hospitalisations in some areas, and changes in gender-related consumption patterns) bring...
Journal article

Harnessing the Power of Perception: Reducing Alcohol-related Harm among Rural Teenagers

The Social Norms Analysis Project (SNAP), conducted with rural high school students in Tasmania, demonstrates the powerful nature of the perceptions of what one's peers think and do, and is based on a model of health promotion that has been used successfully overseas. Baseline data...