Drug and alcohol review

Mobile phone messaging for illicit drug and alcohol dependence: A systematic review of the literature.

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May 05, 2017

ISSUES: Mobile phone use has increased dramatically and concurrent with rapid developments in mobile phone-based health interventions.

Alcohol and disadvantaged men: A feasibility trial of an intervention delivered by mobile phone.

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Mar 15, 2017

INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: Disadvantaged men suffer substantial harm from heavy drinking. This feasibility study developed and evaluated the methods for a trial of a brief intervention delivered by text messages to disadvantaged men.

Temporal mood changes associated with different levels of adolescent drinking: using mobile phones and experience sampling methods to explore motivations for adolescent alcohol use.

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Apr 17, 2013

INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: Alcohol use during adolescence is associated with the onset of alcohol use disorders, mental health disorders, substance abuse as well as socially and physically damaging behaviours, the effects of which last well into adulthood.

Adolescent methamphetamine use and sexual risk behaviour in secondary school students in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Apr 20, 2009

This study investigated involvement in substance use and sexual activities among adolescents in Cape Town, and specifically the associations between methamphetamine use and sexual risk behaviours.

Investigating the utility of mobile phones for collecting data about adolescent alcohol use and related mood, stress and coping behaviours: lessons and recommendations.

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Mar 26, 2009

INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: The trajectory from alcohol use to alcohol use disorders in adolescence is yet to be understood. Momentary sampling may assist in capturing 'real-time' data on young people's alcohol use and associated motivational factors.

A brief live interactive normative group intervention using wireless keypads to reduce drinking and alcohol consequences in college student athletes.

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Mar 26, 2009

INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: Misperceptions of how members of one's social group think and act influence behaviour. The current study was designed to extend the research of group-specific normative feedback interventions among salient campus groups with heightened risk.

A pilot study of a computer-assisted cell-phone interview (CACI) methodology to survey respondents in households without telephones about alcohol use.

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Jul 09, 2003

An intrinsic drawback with the use of a computer-assisted telephone interview (CATI) survey methodology is that people who live in households without a connected landline telephone are excluded from the survey sample.