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Sustained effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Counselling for Alcohol Problems, a brief psychological treatment for harmful drinking in men, delivered by lay counsellors in primary care: 12-month follow-up of a randomised controlled trial.

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Background

Counselling for Alcohol Problems (CAP), a brief intervention delivered by lay counsellors, enhanced remission and abstinence over 3 months among male primary care attendees with harmful drinking in a setting in India. We evaluated the sustainability of the effects after treatment termination, the cost-effectiveness of CAP over 12 months, and the effects of the hypothesized mediator `readiness to change' on clinical outcomes.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pmed.1002386

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Nadkarni, A More by this author
Weobong, B More by this author
Singla, DR More by this author
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PLoS Medicine Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
9
Pages:
e1002386
Publication date:
2017-09-05
Acceptance date:
2017-08-07
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Pubs id:
pubs:728982
URN:
uri:520bc8d6-befb-46ef-ba31-a0d58933d5d6
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uuid:520bc8d6-befb-46ef-ba31-a0d58933d5d6
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pubs:728982

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