Brief interventions for alcohol problems: a meta-analytic review of controlled investigations in treatment-seeking and non-treatment-seeking populations.

@article{Moyer2002BriefIF,
  title={Brief interventions for alcohol problems: a meta-analytic review of controlled investigations in treatment-seeking and non-treatment-seeking populations.},
  author={Anne Moyer and John W. Finney and Carolyn E Swearingen and Pamela Vergun},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2002},
  volume={97 3},
  pages={279-92}
}
Brief interventions for alcohol use disorders have been the focus of considerable research. In this meta-analytic review, we considered studies comparing brief interventions with either control or extended treatment conditions. We calculated the effect sizes for multiple drinking-related outcomes at multiple follow-up points, and took into account the critical distinction between treatment-seeking and non-treatment-seeking samples. Most investigations fell into one of two types: those comparing… CONTINUE READING
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