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A randomized trial evaluating a parent based intervention to reduce college drinking.
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PMID:  23369415     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a parent based intervention (PBI) in reducing drinking among first year college students (N=443). Students were assigned to one of three conditions: PBI, PBI plus booster brochures (PBI-B), and an assessment only control group (CNT). At a 4-month post-intervention follow-up, results indicated students in the PBI-B group reported significantly less drinking to intoxication and peak drinking relative to the PBI group and CNT group. No significant differences were found between the PBI group and CNT group. Results provide further support for PBIs to reduce college student drinking and suggest that a booster brochure increases the effectiveness of PBIs.
Diana M Doumas; Rob Turrisi; Anne E Ray; Susan M Esp; Amy K Curtis-Schaeffer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of substance abuse treatment     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-6483     ISO Abbreviation:  J Subst Abuse Treat     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-2-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8500909     Medline TA:  J Subst Abuse Treat     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Counselor Education, Institute for the Study of Addiction, Boise State University, Boise, ID, USA. Electronic address:
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