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This study is examining the effectiveness of Al-Anon Intensive Referral (AIR) with Concerned Others (COs) of individuals in treatment for alcohol use disorders ("drinkers"). AIR's goal is to facilitate Al-Anon participation and positive outcomes among COs.
In a randomized controlled trial, this 4-year project is evaluating AIR's effectiveness for COs. COs and their drinkers are assessed at baseline and 3-month, 6-month, and 1-year follow-ups. Hypotheses are that, compared to usual care, AIR will increase Al-Anon participation and improve CO outcomes. We will examine hypotheses using generalized mixed-effects regression models (GLMM). This project is built on the foundation that it is essential to help COs because of their own suffering.
Alcohol Use Disorder
Al-Anon Intensive Referral (AIR)
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Active, not recruiting
Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-07-16T10:38:21-0400
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