Brief interventions: mental health-substance use

Catherine Lock, Eileen Kaner, Nick Heather

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Abstract

INTRODUCTION This chapter provides a definition of brief interventions and charts their development both empirically and in terms of their theory base. Evidence is set out regarding the effects of brief interventions on substance use, including alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, stimulants, benzodiazepines, opiates and multiple substance use. For each of these substances the evidence of the effect of brief interventions on mental health-substance use concerns is presented.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntervention in mental health-substance use
EditorsDavid B. Cooper
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRadcliffe
Chapter8
Pages102-113
ISBN (Print)9781846193422
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2011

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