A volitional help sheet to reduce binge drinking in students: A randomized exploratory trial

Madelynne A. Arden, Christopher J. Armitage

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    Abstract

    Aims: This study tested the ability of a volitional help sheet (VHS) to decrease binge drinking in UK students. Methods: Fifty-six participants were randomly allocated to one of three conditions: control, active control or VHS as part of a questionnaire-based study. Results: There were significant decreases in units of alcohol consumed and self-reported binge drinking frequency in the VHS condition, but not in either of the control conditions. Conclusions: The findings support use of the VHS to help people to reduce their alcohol consumption and binge drinking. © The Author 2012. Medical Council on Alcohol and Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article numberagr164
    Pages (from-to)156-159
    Number of pages3
    JournalAlcohol and Alcoholism
    Volume47
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2012

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