Brief counselling reduces hazardous drinking

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e6599 (Published 3 October 2012)
Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6599

Get access to this article and all of bmj.com for the next 14 days

Sign up for a 14 day free trial today

Access to the full text of this article requires a subscription or payment. Please log in or subscribe below.

Brief counselling, repeated at least once, could be the best way to help adults cut down their hazardous drinking, according to a meta-analysis of 23 randomised trials. A single episode of behavioural counselling also worked, but …

Get access to this article and all of bmj.com for the next 14 days

Sign up for a 14 day free trial today

Access to the full text of this article requires a subscription or payment. Please log in or subscribe below.

Article access

Article access for 1 day

Purchase this article for £20 $30 €32*

The PDF version can be downloaded as your personal record

* Prices do not include VAT

THIS WEEK'S POLL