Alcohol: the complete collection

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Alcohol: the complete collection

All Effectiveness Bank analyses to date of documents related to alcohol compiled for our supporter Alcohol Change UK, starting with the analyses most recently added or updated, totalling today 775 documents.

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STUDY 2001 PDF file 274Kb
Antabuse reduces cocaine and alcohol use among opiate maintenance patients

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
Regular alcohol and cocaine use are common among opiate dependent patients and only partially (if at all) affected by opioid maintenance treatment; US studies suggest that disulfiram can curb use of both these drugs among maintenance patients.

STUDY 2001 PDF file 163Kb
How best to screen for alcohol problems

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
A test of the alcohol problem screening strategy recommended by an official US guide found it preferable to popular alternatives when applied to emergency department patients.

STUDY 2001 PDF file 171Kb
Encouraging people to return for aftercare

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
Two simple inexpensive interventions have been shown to make a substantial difference to the rate of return for aftercare following intensive day or residential care, helping maintain the benefits especially for the most vulnerable patients.

OFFCUT 2001 PDF file 108Kb
US best practice and evidence-based treatment guides

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
Treatment Improvement Protocol expert consensus statements on best practice and evidence-based therapy manuals available free of charge from US government web sites.

OFFCUT 2001 PDF file 119Kb
Web site details available alcoholism treatment assessment instruments

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
US government web site offer handy directory of alcohol treatment assessment schedules and questionnaires and a guide for clinicians and researchers on how to integrate them in to their work.

OFFCUT 2001 PDF file 170Kb
British web site offers feedback on drinking problems and program to help tackle them

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
Hosted by Alcohol Concern, the Down Your Drink web site offers an anonymous and accessible way for people concerned about their drinking to check whether they are at risk and to work through a program to reduce those risks.

OFFCUT 2001 PDF file 183Kb
US report on drug treatments for alcoholism builds into a personalised, abstracted bibliography

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
Now a little dated, the US government report Pharmacotherapy for alcohol dependence on drug treatments for Alcoholism is still hard to beat for authority and comprehensiveness.

OFFCUT 2001 PDF file 182Kb
UK reviewer identifies most promising alcohol misuse prevention programme for young people

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
The Strengthening Families Program was singled out as the most promising alcohol misuse prevention intervention for young people in an update of a systematic review conducted for the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination.

STUDY 2008 HTM file
'Most promising' alcohol prevention programme tried with poor black black US families

on the web
The Strengthening Families Program assessed by UK analysts as the most promising intervention over the longer-term for the primary prevention of alcohol misuse has gained further support from a US trial among poor black families.

STUDY 2008 HTM file
Self-financing resident-run houses maintain recovery after treatment

on the web
A US recovery model has proved its effectiveness in a rare randomised trial of a mutual aid intervention. The self-financing structure may help overcome restrictions on the supply and duration of residential rehabilitation in the UK.


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