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United Kingdom and United States healthcare providers' recommendations of abstinence versus controlled drinking

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Aim: To assess whether selected characteristics of problem drinkers influence treatment goal recommendations — abstinence or controlled drinking — by healthcare providers in the UK and the US. Methods: Sixteen case-histories, composed with varying information regarding the clients' level of problem severity, degree of social support and sex, were read by 41 UK and 31 US healthcare providers, who then gave a recommendation of controlled drinking versus abstinence for each case on a seven-point...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/alcalc/agh035

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Alcohol and Alcoholism More from this journal
Volume:
39
Issue:
2
Pages:
130-134
Publication date:
2004-03-01
Acceptance date:
2003-12-16
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EISSN:
1464-3502
ISSN:
0735-0414
Pmid:
14998830
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:487177
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uuid:06afe56c-abc5-4696-9eb1-a4fd99756d3d
Local pid:
pubs:487177
Source identifiers:
487177
Deposit date:
2016-08-08

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