Centre for Behaviour Change


Cochrane Review: Personalised digital interventions for reducing hazardous and dangerous alcohol consumption

2 October 2017

New Cochrane Review paper published by Kaner et al. (2017) showing evidence that digital interventions may lower alcohol consumption. 

Background: 'Excessive alcohol use contributes significantly to physical and psychological illness, injury and death, and a wide array of social harm in all age groups. A proven strategy for reducing excessive alcohol consumption levels is to offer a brief conversation-based intervention in primary care settings, but more recent technological innovations have enabled people to interact directly via computer, mobile devise or smartphone with digital interventions designed to address problem alcohol consumption...'

To read the full review: Click here