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Educational interventions for alcohol use disorders

Patton, R, Brower, KJ, Bellefleur, S and Crawford, M (2008) Educational interventions for alcohol use disorders In: Cambridge Textbook of Effective Treatments in Psychiatry. Cambridge University Press, New York, USA, 315 - 320. ISBN 052184228X

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Abstract

Educational interventions are designed to increase knowledge about alcohol and in doing so to change an individual’s attitude and behaviour. Providing information about health risks and brief advice emphasising strategies to reduce consumption are the only interventions that have been recommended for both hazardous and harmful consumption of alcohol. Education may be usefully employed as part of more complex (brief) interventions; however in this section we shall evaluate the ‘stand alone’ application of this form of treatment.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Copyright 2008 Cambridge University Press. Reprinted with permisssion.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Medical
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Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences > Psychology
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2012 10:15
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2013 19:14
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/227174

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