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The use of emerging technologies in alcohol treatment

Cunningham, John; Kypri, Kypros; McCambridge , Jim

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Emerging technologies, such as the Internet and text messaging, have an evergrowing role in providing services to problem drinkers. This article summarizes selected examples of emerging technologies that have been developed and implemented as standalone interventions and as part of other facetoface interventions. It provides a taste of the different opportunities available for implementing emerging technologies as a way to improve the accessibility and effectiveness of services for problem...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorCunningham, John
dc.contributor.authorKypri, Kypros
dc.contributor.authorMcCambridge , Jim
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-10T23:23:18Z
dc.date.available2015-12-10T23:23:18Z
dc.identifier.issn1535-7414
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/66897
dc.description.abstractEmerging technologies, such as the Internet and text messaging, have an evergrowing role in providing services to problem drinkers. This article summarizes selected examples of emerging technologies that have been developed and implemented as standalone interventions and as part of other facetoface interventions. It provides a taste of the different opportunities available for implementing emerging technologies as a way to improve the accessibility and effectiveness of services for problem drinkers.
dc.publisherUS National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
dc.sourceAlcohol Research and Health
dc.subjectKeywords: Abuse; Alcohol use; And dependence; Computer technology; Emerging technology; Internet; Intervention; Problem drinking; Technology; Telecommunication; Text messaging; Treatment
dc.titleThe use of emerging technologies in alcohol treatment
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume33
dc.date.issued2010
local.identifier.absfor111714 - Mental Health
local.identifier.absfor111711 - Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
local.identifier.ariespublicationU3488905xPUB1363
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationCunningham, John, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationKypri, Kypros, University of Newcastle
local.contributor.affiliationMcCambridge , Jim, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine London
local.bibliographicCitation.issue4
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage320
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage326
local.identifier.absseo920410 - Mental Health
local.identifier.absseo920209 - Mental Health Services
local.identifier.absseo920414 - Substance Abuse
dc.date.updated2016-02-24T09:59:26Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-79954569163
local.identifier.thomsonID000288105600005
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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