Centre for Behaviour Change (CBC) Conference

London, United Kingdom,

The UCL Centre for Behaviour Change is excited to announce the 6th annual digital health conference ‘Behaviour Change for Health: current and emerging science and technologies’ from the 06 -07 April 2020.

Technology-Delivered CBT to Treat Alcohol Use Disorder

Kiluk, B. D., Ray, L. A., Walthers, J. , Bernstein, M. , Tonigan, J. S. and Magill, M. (2019), Technology‐Delivered Cognitive‐Behavioral Interventions for Alcohol Use: A Meta‐Analysis. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. doi:10.1111/acer.14189
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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is one of the most researched treatment options for Alcohol Use Disorder. In order to make CBT as accessible and effective as possibles, researchers have been investigating different versions and ways to deliver CBT.

The use of technology as a platform to deliver CBT has been an exciting project that researchers hope will make the therapy more available to people who require support. 

SPR 2020 Call for Papers Now Open!

This year's conference theme, Why Context Matters: Towards a Place-Based Prevention Science, challenges prevention scientists to explicitly recognize the central role that geographical concepts such as location, distance, distribution, connectivity, place, neighbourhood, and activity space (routine locations of individuals) have on health outcomes. This call for papers seeks to stimulate creative spatial thinking to advance prevention science by further integrating place into existing behavioural theories, testing new theories and research designs, using technologies such as

Not without my Mobile Phone: Alcohol Binge Drinking, Gender Violence and Technology in the Spanish Culture of Intoxication

Romo-Avilés, N., García-Carpintero, M. Á., & Pavón-Benítez, L. (2019). Not without my mobile phone: alcohol binge drinking, gender violence and technology in the Spanish culture of intoxication. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 1-11.
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The practice of binge drinking has in recent decades consolidated what is known as the ‘culture of intoxication’ among young people of Spain. This has coincided with the increase in the use of mobile-phone technology and of social networks within the night-time economy.

CORE - Clinical Overview of the Recovery Experience

Amelia Island, United States,

Join us for the 7th Annual Clinical Overview of the Recovery Experience (CORE), a C4 Recovery Foundation event. Last year, CORE hosted 496 participants from 36 states from a diverse range of fields.