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PSYC*3690 Article 14.pdf

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University of Guelph
PSYC 3690
Benjamin Gottlieb

Article #: 14 Title: Internet-Based Personalized Feedback to Reduce 21st-Birthday Drinking: A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Event Specific Prevention Intervention Goals - evaluation of a Web-based personalized ESP intervention targeting 21st birthday drinking - goal is to reduce alcohol consumption and blood alcohol concentration - also aimed to evaluate social norms, intentions and protective behaviours as mediators of intervention efficacy Who Benefits? (Target Audience) - university students who will soon be turning 21 Universal, Selective, or Indicated - indicated - each participant was screened and was going to turn 21 and intended to drink 2 or more drinks Primary, Secondary, Tertiary - primary - almost all 20 year olds received the treatment and the goal was to prevent incidences of drinking extreme amounts of alcohol - not secondary because there is no established disorder Risk and Protective Factors - risk = overestimating how much peers drink, intending to drink 2 or more drinks - protective = limiting the numbers of drinks, avoiding drinking games, knowing where oneʼs drink has been at all times, avoiding drinks that contain multiple shots) Measures of Data Collection (what is measured, # of times, and how) - baseline assessment 1 week before they turned 21 - randomly assigned to receive web-based personalized feedback or assessment only - 2 days before their birthday and 1 day before their birthday students who were randomized to intervention received an email with a link to the web-based personalized feedback - follow-up assessment approximately 1 week after the studentʼs birthday - 21st birthday drinking intentions, actual birthday drinking and typical weekly drinking was tested using a modified Daily Drinking Questionnaire - intended BAC was estimated from a modification of the Widmark formula - modification of the Protective Behavioural Strategies Scale was used to assess protective behaviours Intervention Strategies? - feedback included normative information, protective behaviours and personalized blood alcohol concentration information
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