Interventions to increase self-efficacy in the context of addiction behaviours: a systematic literature review.

@article{Hyde2008InterventionsTI,
  title={Interventions to increase self-efficacy in the context of addiction behaviours: a systematic literature review.},
  author={Julia Hyde and Martin Hankins and Alicia C. Deale and Theresa M Marteau},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={607-23}
}
This article describes the effectiveness of interventions aimed at increasing self-efficacy and consequently, changing addiction behaviours. Electronic databases were searched and bibliographies of retrieved references scanned. Ten studies targeting tobacco smoking, alcohol and illicit drug use met the inclusion criteria. The interventions ranged from computer-generated tailored letters to intensive group-based interventions. Seven of the 10 studies reported positive effects of interventions… CONTINUE READING