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Six-Month Outcomes of a Web-Based Intervention for Users of Amphetamine-Type Stimulants: Randomized Controlled Trial

Tait, Robert; McKetin, Rebecca; Kay-Lambkin, Frances; Carron-Arthur, Brad; Bennett, Anthony; Bennett (previously Brittliffe), Kylie; Christensen, Helen; Griffiths, Kathleen


Background: The use of amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) places a large burden on health services. Objective: The aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of a self-guided Web-based intervention ("breakingtheice") for ATS users over 6 months via a free-to-access site. Methods: We conducted a randomized trial comparing a waitlist control with a fully automated intervention containing 3 modules derived from cognitive behavioral therapy and motivation enhancement. The main outcome was self-reported...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Medical Internet Research
DOI: 10.2196/jmir.3778
Access Rights: Open Access


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