Lifestyle modification with heavy alcohol drinkers: effects of aerobic exercise and meditation.

@article{Murphy1986LifestyleMW,
  title={Lifestyle modification with heavy alcohol drinkers: effects of aerobic exercise and meditation.},
  author={Timothy J Murphy and Robert R. Pagano and G. Alan Marlatt},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={1986},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={175-86}
}
To assess the effects of exercise and meditation on alcohol consumption in social drinkers, 60 male students, between the ages of 21 and 30, all classified as heavy social drinkers, were randomly assigned to one of three conditions: exercise (running), meditation, and a no-treatment control group. The study consisted of three distinct phases: pretreatment baseline (2 weeks), treatment intervention (8 weeks), and a follow-up period (6 weeks). Subjects in the running and meditation conditions met… CONTINUE READING