Approaches to Brief Intervention for Hazardous Drinking in Young People

John B. Saunders, Kypros Kypri, Scott T. Walters, Robert G. Laforge, Mary E. Larimer

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This article represents the proceedings of a symposium at the 2002 joint conference of the Research Society on Alcoholism and the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism in San Francisco. The chair was John B. Saunders. The focus of the symposium was on brief intervention approaches for hazardous drinking among young people. The presentations were (1) Evidence for the effectiveness of brief intervention as an approach to reducing hazardous alcohol use, by John B. Saunders; (2) College student hazardous drinking in New Zealand, the USA, UK, and Australia: implications for research, policy, and intervention, by Kypros Kypri; (3) Applications of motivational feedback on the college campus, by Scott T. Walters; (4) A population based individualized alcohol harm reduction feedback intervention: preliminary results from the college-based alcohol risk reduction (CBARR) trial, by Robert G. Laforge; and (5) Brief interventions: conclusions and future directions, by Mary E. Larimer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)322-329
Number of pages8
JournalAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2004


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