The effect of brief interventions on alcohol consumption among heavy drinkers in a general hospital setting

Aisha Holloway, Hazel Watson, Anthony Arthur, George Starrr, Angus K. McFadyen, Jean McIntosh

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Abstract

(The aims of the study were: i) to evaluate the effect of receiving one of two brief interventions in reducing alcohol consumption among general hospital patients compared with usual care. (ii) To assess whether a brief intervention of self-efficacy enhancement was superior to a self-help booklet in reducing alcohol consumption.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAddiction
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2007

Keywords

  • alcohol addiction
  • brief interventions
  • heavy drinking

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