Brief interventions: mental health-substance use

Haighton, Katie, Kaner, Eileen and Heather, Nick (2011) Brief interventions: mental health-substance use. In: Intervention in mental health-substance use. Radcliffe, London, pp. 102-113. ISBN 9781846193422

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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.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Katie Haighton formerly published under the name Catherine Lock.
Subjects: B200 Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacy
C800 Psychology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing
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Depositing User: Ay Okpokam
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2012 15:13
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2023 10:45

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