Corpus ID: 17228

[Effectiveness of brief intervention for substance use disorder in Japan--a pilot study].

@article{Aikawa2015EffectivenessOB,
  title={[Effectiveness of brief intervention for substance use disorder in Japan--a pilot study].},
  author={Yuzo Aikawa and M. Takahama and Yasukazu Ogai and Y. Yumoto and Mitsuru Umeno},
  journal={Nihon Arukoru Yakubutsu Igakkai zasshi = Japanese journal of alcohol studies \& drug dependence},
  year={2015},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={
          296-309
        }
}
BACKGROUND Relatively few hospitals can treat substance use disorder in Japan and the options for treatment are limited. Previous studies in the West have shown the effectiveness of brief intervention for substance use disorder. However, such treatment has not been sufficiently implemented in Japan. For this study, we developed brief intervention tools for substance use disorder, and conducted a pilot study to evaluate the efficacy of treatment. METHODS Participants in this study were… Expand