1. Effectiveness of Brief Alcohol Interventions in Primary Care Populations1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch1

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) Effectiveness of Brief Alcohol Interventions in Primary Care Populations1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Regional Health Authority of Umbria, Perugia, Italy

  2. 2

    Outpatient Services – Neurology, Clinical Institutes of Specialisation, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659694

Online ISBN: 9781118454503



  • alcohol, excessive drinking and social problems;
  • brief alcohol interventions in primary care populations;
  • brief intervention to lower alcohol consumption;
  • search strategy, The Cochrane Drug/Alcohol Group Register;
  • MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, Science Citation Index;
  • evaluative research on women/younger people/cultural minority;
  • brief intervention versus control, outcome;
  • implementation issues, precise specification;
  • limitations, level of heterogeneity/bias and loss on follow-up


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