Feasibility, Acceptability, and Impact of a Web-based Gratitude Exercise among Individuals in Outpatient Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder.

@article{Krentzman2015FeasibilityAA,
  title={Feasibility, Acceptability, and Impact of a Web-based Gratitude Exercise among Individuals in Outpatient Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder.},
  author={Amy R Krentzman and Kristin A Mannella and Afton L. Hassett and Nancy P. Barnett and James A Cranford and Kirk J. Brower and Margaret M Higgins and Piper S. Meyer},
  journal={The journal of positive psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={477-488}
}
This mixed-methods pilot study examined the feasibility, acceptability, and impact of a web-based gratitude exercise (the 'Three Good Things' exercise (TGT)) among 23 adults in outpatient treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD). Participants were randomized to TGT or a placebo condition. The intervention was feasible with high rates of completion. Participants found TGT acceptable and welcomed the structure of daily emails; however, they found it difficult at times and discontinued TGT when… CONTINUE READING