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Brief counselling reduces hazardous drinking

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e6599 (Published 03 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6599

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 …

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