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Effectiveness Bank Analysis: ‘No Effect’ from Targeting Child Drinking via the Parents

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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews: 2019, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD012287.
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Findings of this comprehensive review seem to almost entirely deflate what in the mid-2000s was a bubble of enthusiasm for parental programmes as a way to prevent or reduce drinking among teenagers - but despite this overall verdict, some interventions have had remarkable results.

Effectiveness Bank Analysis: Do Interventions to Reduce Alcohol-Related Harms also Reduce Domestic Abuse?

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BMC Public Health: 2014, 14(881), p. 1-11.
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In celebration of International Women’s Day we are highlighting studies throughout the month of March that further our understanding of how sex and gender influence the course of addiction and treatment, with a particular focus on women.

Effectiveness Bank Analysis: Therapeutic Relationships Matter for Young Clients Too

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Psychotherapy: 2018, 55(4), p. 341-355.
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Amalgamation of research findings for the American Psychological Association finds that the relationship between therapists and young clients and their parents matters nearly as much as in adult therapy. Practice recommendations will aid counsellors, therapists and mental health teams in their work with young substance users.

Effectiveness Bank Analysis: Alcohol Harm Reduction Education Gains Credibility in UK

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BMJ Open: 2018; 8:e019722.
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Trialled in schools in Northern Ireland and Scotland, an alcohol harm reduction curriculum for secondary schools plus a parental component led to fewer pupils drinking heavily at a single sitting. Bolstered by this study, school programmes aiming to reduce harm rather than prevent drinking per se now have a limited but relatively good research record in the UK.

A prática de binge drinking entre jovens e o papel das promoções de bebidas alcoólicas: uma questão de saúde pública.

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Zila M. Sanchez
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A prática de binge drinking entre jovens e o papel das promoções de bebidas alcoólicas: uma questão de saúde pública.

Zila M. Sanchez
Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, São Paulo-SP, Brasil

Binge drinking among young Brazilians and the promotion of alcoholic beverages: a Public Health concern

The Comparative Effectiveness of Outpatient Treatment for Adolescent Substance Abuse: A Meta-Analysis

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Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 44 (2013) 145–158
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Multi-prong therapies centred on the family emerge as probably the most effective in this comprehensive and careful synthesis of the results of trials of non-residential programmes for substance using teenagers - but do the outcomes warrant the extra costs?