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Compared with control participants at post-intervention follow-ups, unhealthy drinkers who receive the screening and brief intervention will (1) report reduced alcohol consumption among all patients, and (2) report reduced alcohol-related problems and health care utilization.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Motivational enhancement therapy
Mackay Memorial Hospital
Mackay Memorial Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:30:45-0400
The purpose of this study is to determine whether motivational enhancement therapy (MET) reduces alcohol use in a population of HCV-infected veterans who are currently drinking alcohol and...
Alcohol use disorders remain a significant public health problem. The pharmacological facilitation of behavioral treatment represents a promising strategy for addressing disordered drinkin...
Many problem gamblers are also problem drinkers,with lifetime prevalence in nationally representative samples ranging from 45% to 73%. Heavy drinking often occurs while problem gamblers ar...
The purpose of this study is to compare Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) with standard drug abuse treatment among pregnant women.
This is a two-phase study, consisting of the following plan: Phase I - This is a pre-test of the feasibility and acceptability of the beta version of a computer-delivered intervention, Mo...
To characterize information elicited from adolescent/young adults with frequent cannabis use in Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET), and determine whether differences exist across stages of change ...
To examine whether adding the Community Reinforcement Approach for Seniors (CRA-S) to Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) increases the probability of treatment success in people ≥ 60 years old w...
Mechanisms of behavior change (MOBC) within Motivational Interviewing (MI) are thought to operate via both relational and technical elements. These elements are hypothesized to increase client motivat...
This pilot randomized controlled trial evaluated the feasibility and efficacy of a brief motivational enhancement intervention to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy in persons with HIV called...
Both social and drinking behavior have the potential to modify mood. However, if social drinking enhances positive mood and reduces negative mood, as compared to non-drinking social behavior, then int...
The enhancement of physical, cognitive, emotional and social skills so an individual may participate in chosen activities. Recreational modalities are used in designed intervention strategies, incorporating individual's interests to make the therapy process meaningful and relevant.
It is a client-centered, directive method for eliciting intrinsic motivation to change using open-ended questions, reflective listening, and decisional balancing. This nonjudgmental, nonconfrontational interviewing style is designed to minimize a patient's resistance to change by creating an interaction that supports open discussion of risky or problem behavior.
Consumption of ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES by persons under the legal drinking age.
Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.
Drinking an excessive amount of ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES in a short period of time.
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...