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The feasibility and acceptability of introducing brief intervention for alcohol misuse in an urban Aboriginal medical service

Brady, Margaret; Sibthorpe, Beverly; Bailie, Ross; Ball, Sherry; Sumnerdodd, Polly


We report on the feasibility and perceived acceptability of brief motivational interviewing for hazardous alcohol use in an urban Aboriginal health service. General practitioners (GPs) were trained in brief motivational interviewing, and health workers in other aspects of the intervention. Screening was initially carried out using the AUDIT, but subsequently reduced to two simple questions. Information was obtained through a combination of participant observation by the study team, ongoing ad...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Drug and Alcohol Review
DOI: 10.1080/0959523021000023243


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