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STUDY 2010 The impact of screening, brief intervention and referral for treatment in emergency department patients' alcohol use: a 3-, 6- and 12-month follow-up HTM file

A few minutes with specially hired interventionists can curb the intake of heavy-drinking emergency patients, but in routine practice hospital staff will usually have to do this work. A US study tested this real-world scenario and found the modest drinking reductions were short-lived.

STUDY 2010 Reducing sex under the influence of drugs or alcohol for patients in substance abuse treatment HTM file

At issue was whether among men in treatment for substance use problems the standard one session of HIV education could be improved on by five sessions including motivational exercises and skills training. In the short term there were greater reductions in sex under the influence but these did not last.

STUDY 2011 Efficacy of brief motivational intervention in reducing binge drinking in young men: a randomized controlled trial HTM file

Binge drinkers among young Swiss men being conscripted in to the army responded to around 16 minutes of alcohol advice by on average cutting their intake 20% more than recruits whose drinking was simply assessed, a rare demonstration of the impact of a brief intervention in an unselected population.

STUDY 2010 What process research tells us about brief intervention efficacy HTM file

The disappointing finding of no impact in a Swiss study of a brief alcohol intervention with risky drinking A&E patients prompted painstaking analyses of why some patients did respond, and why some counsellors had far better results than others.

STUDY 2010 The effectiveness of brief intervention among injured patients with alcohol dependence: who benefits from brief interventions? HTM file

At a US emergency department, a brief conversation about the pros and cons of their risky drinking and offers of support for any efforts to reduce harm curbed drinking among alcohol-dependent patients; non-dependent patients tended to do better with assessment and usual care only.

STUDY 2010 Ethnic differences in drinking outcomes following a brief alcohol intervention in the trauma care setting HTM file

At a US emergency department, a brief conversation about the pros and cons of their drinking and offers of support for any efforts to reduce harm led (compared to assessment and usual care) to extra reductions in the drinking of injured Hispanic patients but not white or black patients.

STUDY 2010 The role of ethnic matching between patient and provider on the effectiveness of brief alcohol interventions with Hispanics HTM file

At a US emergency department, a brief conversation about the pros and cons of their risky drinking and offers of support for any efforts to reduce harm led to extra reductions in the drinking of Hispanic patients which were greatest when they were matched to a Hispanic and Spanish-speaking counsellor.

STUDY 2009 From in-session behaviors to drinking outcomes: a causal chain for motivational interviewing HTM file

This substudy from the seminal US Project MATCH alcohol treatment trial found evidence for the appealingly simple and plausible conclusions that "What therapists reflect back, they will hear more of," and that promoting talk about change promotes change itself.

STUDY 2006 Improving continuity of care in a public addiction treatment system with clinical case management 106Kb PDF file

In Philadelphia intensive case management created the kind of post-detoxification continuity of care which dramatically cut repeated admissions for detoxification, increased the numbers able to be treated, and offered patients a better chance of gaining lasting stability.

STUDY 2006 Naltrexone aids primary care alcohol treatment 170Kb PDF file

Findings from the large-scale US COMBINE study add to accumulating evidence that the drug naltrexone is a valuable therapeutic enhancement for the kind of dependent drinkers and the kind of treatments suited to primary care settings.

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