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Web-based screening and brief intervention for hazardous drinking: a double-blind randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Strong evidence exists for the efficacy of screening and brief intervention for reducing hazardous drinking. However, problems have been highlighted with respect to its implementation in… Expand
Randomized controlled trial of proactive web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention for university students.
BACKGROUND University students drink more heavily than their nonstudent peers and are often unaware that their drinking is risky and exceeds normative levels. We tested the efficacy of a proactive… Expand
Randomized controlled trial of web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention in primary care.
- K. Kypri, J. Langley, J. Saunders, Martine L Cashell-Smith, P. Herbison
- Archives of internal medicine
- 10 March 2008
BACKGROUND There is compelling evidence supporting screening and brief intervention (SBI) for hazardous drinking, yet it remains underused in primary health care. Electronic (computer or Web-based)… Expand
Alcohol use among college students: an international perspective
Purpose of review The present review of published articles during 2005–2006 on alcohol use among college students in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe and South America assesses the prevalence of… Expand
Randomized controlled trial of a web-based primary care intervention for multiple health risk behaviors.
BACKGROUND Physical inactivity, low fruit and vegetable intake, hazardous drinking, and smoking are leading risk factors for disease and injury. The aim of this study was to obtain estimates of… Expand
Drinking and alcohol-related harm among New Zealand university students: findings from a national Web-based survey.
- K. Kypri, M. Paschall, J. Langley, J. Baxter, Martine L Cashell-Smith, B. Bourdeau
- Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research
- 1 February 2009
BACKGROUND Alcohol-related harm is pervasive among college students in the United States of America and Canada, where a third to half of undergraduates binge drink at least fortnightly. There have… Expand
Alcohol‐related problems experienced by university students in New Zealand
Objective:To examine reported problems associated with alcohol use in a large sample of New Zealand university students.
Web-based alcohol intervention for Mäori university students: double-blind, multi-site randomized controlled trial
Aims Like many indigenous peoples, New Zealand Māori bear a heavy burden of alcohol-related harm relative to their non-indigenous compatriots, and disparities are greatest among young adults. We… Expand
Assessment may conceal therapeutic benefit: findings from a randomized controlled trial for hazardous drinking.
CONTEXT The concept that assessment of a person's health status without subsequent intervention has beneficial effects in itself has stimulated much interest in underlying psychological mechanisms,… Expand
Effects of restricting pub closing times on night-time assaults in an Australian city
Aims In March 2008 the New South Wales judiciary restricted pub closing times to 3 a.m., and later 3.30 a.m., in the central business district (CBD) of Newcastle, Australia. We sought to determine… Expand