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STUDY 2018 HTM file
Remote alcohol monitoring to facilitate incentive-based treatment for alcohol use disorder: a randomized trial

[Consultation draft subject to amendment and correction.] Can new digital technologies do anything to boost the ‘limited, yet promising’ evidence base for incentivising abstinence among people with alcohol use disorders who are motivated to pursue treatment?

REVIEW 2015 HTM file
The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of diversion and aftercare programmes for offenders using class A drugs: a systematic review and economic evaluation

[Consultation draft subject to amendment and correction.] Although diversionary schemes continue to be a strategic focus for policy in relation to tackling drug-related problems, UK review finds that the evidence base for the effectiveness of these schemes is lacking.

REVIEW 2018 HTM file
Implementing managed alcohol programs in hospital settings: A review of academic and grey literature

Is it feasible (and desirable) to give regular doses of alcohol to hospital inpatients when supervised withdrawal or short-term abstinence from drinking is not a realistic goal?

MATRIX CELL 2019 HTM file
Alcohol Treatment Matrix cell A1: Interventions; Screening and brief intervention

Seminal and key research and reviews on the effectiveness of screening for risky drinking followed by brief interventions for people screening positive. Discusses the implications of the major UK trials intended to inform government policy, and questions how ‘real world’ trials have been, and how strong the evidence is for the UK in particular. See the rest of row 1 of the matrix for more on screening and brief interventions.

REVIEW 2017 HTM file
Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment for opioid and other substance use during infertility treatment

How can infertility specialists integrate screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment into their everyday practice?

REVIEW 2010 HTM file
Alcohol-use disorders: Preventing the development of hazardous and harmful drinking

In these UK national prevention guidelines, experts prioritised population-wide changes like price rises and outlet restrictions which affect everyone, independent of the choices they make. But in England government prefers to target what they see as the troublesome minority, not the responsible majority.

REVIEW 2017 HTM file
A systematic review of the effectiveness of alcohol brief interventions for the UK military personnel moving back to civilian life

For the UK armed forces, with their unique organisational, social and drinking cultures, what can be learned from US studies about reducing harm among military personnel adjusting to civilian life?

REVIEW 2018 HTM file
Effectiveness of brief alcohol interventions in primary care populations

Update of a key document forming the basis of claims that brief interventions work in ‘real-world’ settings. Combined findings from randomised trials confirm that brief advice in primary care can reduce drinking, but will those reductions be realised in contemporary routine practice?

STUDY 2016 HTM file
Establishing a ‘Corstonian’ continuous care pathway for drug using female prisoners: Linking drug recovery wings and women’s community services

How do drug recovery wings in women’s prisons compare with best practice in Baroness Corston’s 2007 report to the Home Office?

STUDY 2019 HTM file
Randomized controlled trial of harm reduction treatment for alcohol (HaRT-A) for people experiencing homelessness and alcohol use disorder

Heavy drinking is clearly problematic for homeless populations, but is the best way to tackle it to aim for abstinence, or to accept the reality of life on the streets and aim to reduce harm and improve lives in ways which make sense to the patient? This US study supports the latter, but without conclusively deciding the issue.


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