Research Papers

Effectiveness of a marijuana expectancy manipulation: Piloting the balanced-placebo design for marijuana. Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology

Metrik, J., Rohsenow, D. J., Monti, P. M., McGeary, J., Cook, T. A., de Wit, H., ... & Kahler, C. W. (2009). Effectiveness of a marijuana expectancy manipulation: Piloting the balanced-placebo design for marijuana. Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology17(4), 217.

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Evaluation of e-chug integrated into two classroom interventions

Wilson, L., Henry, S.& Lange, J. (2005). Evaluation of e-chug integrated into two classroom interventions. Presented at the 4th Annual CSU Alcohol Education Conference, San Jose, CA. 
 

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Reliability of self-reported alcohol consumption in a general population

Williams, G.D., Aitken, S.S. & Malin, H. (1985). Reliability of self-reported alcohol consumption in a general population. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 46(3), pp. 223-227. 
 

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Mailed feedback reduces consumption among moderate drinkers who are employed

Walters, S. T. & Woodall, W. G. (2003). Mailed feedback reduces consumption among moderate drinkers who are employed. Prevention Science, 4(4), pp. 287-294. 
 

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Dismantling motivational interviewing and feedback for college drinkers: A randomized clinical trial

Walters, S. T., Vader, A.M., Harris, T.R., Field, C.A. & Jouriles, E.N. (2009). Dismantling motivational interviewing and feedback for college drinkers: A randomized clinical trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77 (1), pp. 64-73. 
 

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College prevention: A view of present (and future) web-based approaches

Walters, S.T. & Neighbors, C. (2011). College prevention: A view of present (and future) web-based approaches. Alcohol Research & Health, 34(2), pp. 222-224. 
 

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Wired for wellness: e-Interventions for addressing college drinking

Walters, S.T., Miller, J. E. & Chiauzzi, E. (2005). Wired for wellness: e-Interventions for addressing college drinking. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 29(2), pp.139-145. 
 

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Demon rum: high-tech solutions to an age-old problem

Walters S.T., Hester R.K., Chiauzzi E. & Miller E., (2005). Demon rum: high-tech solutions to an age-old problem. Alcohol Clinical and Experimental Research, 29(2), pp. 270-277. 
 

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Treating substance use in mandated clients

Walters, S. T., Ph.D. (2015, March 29). Treating substance use in mandated clients. 
 

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In praise of feedback: An effective intervention for college students who are heavy drinkers

Walters, S.T. (2000). In praise of feedback: An effective intervention for college students who are heavy drinkers. Journal of American College Health, 48, pp. 235-238. 
 

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State of the Field: Online Interventions for Mandated Youth

Walters, S. State of the Field: Online Interventions for Mandated Youth. 
 

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Web-Based Assessment and Brief Intervention for Alcohol Use in Women of Childbearing Potential: A Report of the Primary Findings

Van Sickle, D., Delrahim-Howlett, K., Chambers, C., Clapp, J., Xu, R., Duke, K., & Moyer, R (2011). Web-Based Assessment and Brief Intervention for Alcohol Use in Women of Childbearing Potential: A Report of the Primary Findings. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 35(7), pp. 1331-1338. 

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Web-Based Approaches to Alcohol and Other Drug Intervention

Van Sickle, D., & Sokolow, B.A. (2006). Web-Based Approaches to Alcohol and Other Drug Intervention. Campus Safety & Student Development, 7(4), pp. 49-64. 
 

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Adolescent sexual behavior, drug use, and violence: increased reporting with computer survey technology

Turner, C.F., Ku, L., Rogers, S.M., Lindberg, L.D., Pleck, J.H., & Soenstein, F.L. (1998) Adolescent sexual behavior, drug use, and violence: increased reporting with computer survey technology. Science, 280, pp. 867-873. 
 

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The E-Chug: A Randomized, Controlled Study of a Web-Based Binge Drinking Intervention with College Freshman

Steiner, J., W. Woodall, W. G., & Yeagley, J. A. (2005). The E-Chug: A Randomized, Controlled Study of a Web-Based Binge Drinking Intervention with College Freshman. Poster Presentation, Society for Prevention Research. 
 

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Approaches to brief intervention for hazardous drinking in young people

Saunders, J.B., Kypri, K., Walters, S.T., Laforge, W, & Larimer, M. (2004). Approaches to brief intervention for hazardous drinking in young people. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 28(2), pp. 322-329. 
 

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Comparison of an In-Class vs. Online Alcohol Diversion Program to Reduce Alcohol Consumption and Negative Consequences Among College Students: Findings from a 2-year study

Salafsky, D., Moll, C. & Glider, P. (2007). Comparison of an In-Class vs. Online Alcohol Diversion Program to Reduce Alcohol Consumption and Negative Consequences Among College Students: Findings from a 2-year study. U.S. Department of Education’s 21st Annual National Meeting on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention in Higher Education. October 18-21, 2007 Omaha, Nebraska. 
 

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In search of how people change: Applications to the addictive behaviors

Prochaska, J.O., DiClemente, C.C., & Norcross, J.C. (1992). In search of how people change: Applications to the addictive behaviors. American Psychologist, 47, pp. 1102-1114. 

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Targeting Misperceptions of Descriptive Drinking Norms: Efficacy of a Computer Delivered Personalized Normative Feedback Intervention

Neighbors, C., Larimer, M.E., & Lewis, MA (2004). Targeting Misperceptions of Descriptive Drinking Norms: Efficacy of a Computer Delivered Personalized Normative Feedback Intervention. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72(3), pp. 434-447. 

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Trends in marijuana and other illicit drug use among college students: Results from 4 Harvard School of Public Health college alcohol study surveys: 1993-2001

Mohler-Kuo, M. Lee, J.E., & Wechsler (2003). Trends in marijuana and other illicit drug use among college students: Results from 4 Harvard School of Public Health college alcohol study surveys: 1993-2001. Journal of American College Health, 52(1). 
 

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Combined Behavioral Intervention: Therapist Manual (Project COMBINE)

Miller, W.R. (Ed.) (2000). Combined Behavioral Intervention: Therapist Manual (Project COMBINE). Rockville, MD: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Version 4.0. 

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Average weekly alcohol consumption: Drinking percentiles for American college students

Meilman, P.W., Presley, C. A., Cashin, J. R. (1997). Average weekly alcohol consumption: Drinking percentiles for American college students. Journal of American College Health, 45(5), pp. 201-4. 
 

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Personalized Mailed Feedback for College Drinking Prevention: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Larimer, M.E., Lee, C.M., Kilmer, J.R., Fabiano, P.M., Stark, C.B., Geisner, I.M., Mallett, K.A., Lostutter, T.W., Cronce, J.M., Feeney, M.,7 & Neighbors, C. (2007). Personalized Mailed Feedback for College Drinking Prevention: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75(2), pp. 285-293. 
 

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Identification, prevention and treatment: a review of individual-focused strategies to reduce problematic alcohol consumption by college students

Larimer, M.E., & Cronce, J.M. (2002) Identification, prevention and treatment: a review of individual-focused strategies to reduce problematic alcohol consumption by college students. Journal of Studies on Alcohol. Supplement, 14, pp. 148-163. 
 

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Acceptability of various brief intervention approaches for hazardous drinking among university students

Kypri, K., Saunders, J.B., & Gallagaher, S.J. (2003). Acceptability of various brief intervention approaches for hazardous drinking among university students. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 38(6), pp. 626-628. 
 

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Secondary prevention with college drinkers: Evaluation of an alcohol skills training program

Kivlahan, D.R., Marlatt, G.A., Fromme, K., Coppel, D.B., & Williams, E. (1990). Secondary prevention with college drinkers: Evaluation of an alcohol skills training program. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 58, 805-810. 
 

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Confirmatory Factor Analyses of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) among adolescents treated in emergency departments

Kelly, T. M., & Donovan, J. E. (2001). Confirmatory Factor Analyses of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) among adolescents treated in emergency departments. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 62(6), 838-842. 
 

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Generation Rx.com: How young people use the Internet for health information

Kaiser Family Foundation. Generation Rx.com: How young people use the Internet for health information. www.kff.org. Retrieved, July 9, 2005. 
 

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Web-based alcohol prevention for incoming college students: A randomized controlled trial

Hustad, J.T.P., Barnett, N.P., Borsari, B., & Jackson, K.M. (2010). Web-based alcohol prevention for incoming college students: A randomized controlled trial. Addictive Behaviors, 35(3), 183-189. 
 

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Handbook of alcoholism treatment approaches 2nd edition

Hester, R.K., & Miller, W.R (1995). Handbook of alcoholism treatment approaches 2nd edition. Denver: Allyn & Bacon. 
 

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Evaluation of e-CHUG integrated into two classroom-based alcohol interventions

Henry, S., Lange, J.E., & Wilson, L. (2004, October 16-19). Evaluation of e-CHUG integrated into two classroom-based alcohol interventions. Poster presented at the U.S. Department of Education’s 18th Annual National Meeting on Alcohol, Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention in Higher Education, Washington, DC. 
 

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Changing the perception of the norm: A strategy to decrease binge drinking among college students

Haines, M., & Spear, S.F. (1996). Changing the perception of the norm: A strategy to decrease binge drinking among college students. Journal of American College Health, 45(3), 134-140. 
 

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Early Findings From A Disciplinary Program To Reduce Problem Drinking By College Students

Gruenewald, D., Miller, J. Walters, S. & Bennett, M. (2001). Early Findings From A Disciplinary Program To Reduce Problem Drinking By College Students. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 20, pp. 89-91. 

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A Preliminary Evaluation of a Web-based Intervention for College Marijuana Use

Elliott, J., Carey K. B. & Vanable, P. A. (2014). A Preliminary Evaluation of a Web-based Intervention for College Marijuana Use. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 28(1) pp. 288-293. 

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Correcting Exaggerated Marijuana Use Norms Among College Abstainers: A Preliminary Test of a Preventive Intervention

Elliott, J. & Carey K. B. (2013). Correcting Exaggerated Marijuana Use Norms Among College Abstainers: A Preliminary Test of a Preventive Intervention. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 73(6) pp. 976-980. 

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Reducing high-risk drinking in mandated college students: Evaluation of two personalized normative feedback interventions

Doumas, D. M., Workman, C. R., Smith, D., & Navarro, A. (2011). Reducing high-risk drinking in mandated college students: Evaluation of two personalized normative feedback interventions. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 40(4), 376-385. 
 

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Evaluation of web-based and counselor delivered feedback interventions for mandated college students

Doumas, D. M., Workman, C. R., Navarro, A., & Smith, D. (2011). Evaluation of web-based and counselor delivered feedback interventions for mandated college students. Journal of Addiction and Offender Counseling, 32, 16-28. 

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Reducing Heavy Drinking Among First Year Intercollegiate Athletes: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Web-Based Normative Feedback

Doumas, D. M., Haustveit, T. & Coll, K.M., (2010). Reducing Heavy Drinking Among First Year Intercollegiate Athletes: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Web-Based Normative Feedback. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 22(3), pp. 247-261. 

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Reducing alcohol use among 9th grade students: 6-month outcomes of a brief, web-based intervention

Doumas, D. M., Hausheer, R., Esp, S., & Cuffee, C. (2014). Reducing alcohol use among 9th grade students: 6-month outcomes of a brief, web-based intervention. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 47, pp. 102-105. 

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A test of the efficacy of a brief, web-based personalized feedback intervention to reduce drinking among 9th grade students

Doumas, D. M., Esp, S., Turrisi, R., Hausheer, R., & Cuffee, C. (2014). A test of the efficacy of a brief, web-based personalized feedback intervention to reduce drinking among 9th grade students. Addictive Behaviors, 30, pp. 231-238. 

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Reducing alcohol use in first-year university students: Evaluation of a web-based personalized feedback

Doumas, D.M., & Anderson, L. (2009). Reducing alcohol use in first-year university students: Evaluation of a web-based personalized feedback. Journal of College Counseling, 12(1), 18-32. 

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Brief alcohol screening and intervention for college students (BASICS): A harm reduction approach

Dimeff, L.A., Baer, J.S., Kivlahan, D.R., & Marlatt, G.A. (1999). Brief alcohol screening and intervention for college students (BASICS): A harm reduction approach. Journal of Psychiatry & Law, 30(4), pp. 275-278. 

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Web-based Assessment and Brief Intervention for Alcohol Use in Women of Childbearing Potential: A Report of the Primary Findings

Delrahim-Howlett, K., Chambers, C.D., Clapp, J.D., Xu, R., Duke, K., Moyer, R.J. & Van Sickle, D. (2011). Web-based Assessment and Brief Intervention for Alcohol Use in Women of Childbearing Potential: A Report of the Primary Findings. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 35(7), pp. 1331-1338. 

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Individual-focused approaches to the prevention of college student drinking

Cronce, J., & Larimer, M. (2011). Individual-focused approaches to the prevention of college student drinking. Alcohol Research & Health, 34(2), pp. 210-221. 

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Impact of an online alcohol education course on behavior and harm for incoming first-year college students: short-term evaluation of a randomized trial

Croom, K., Lewis, D., Marchell, T., Lesser, M. L., Reyna, V. F., Kubicki-Bedford, L., Feffer, M., & Staiano-Coico, L. (2009). Impact of an online alcohol education course on behavior and harm for incoming first-year college students: short-term evaluation of a randomized trial. Journal of American College Health, 54(4), pp. 445-454. 

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The glass is half full: Evidence for efficacy of Alcohol-Wise at Once University but not the other

Croom, K., Staiano-Coico, L., Lesser, M., Lewis, D., Reyna, V., Marchell, E., Frank, J., and Ives, S. (2015). The glass is half full: Evidence for efficacy of Alcohol-Wise at Once University but not the other. Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives, 20:6, 627-638. 

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Epidemiological trends in drinking by age and gender: Providing normative feedback to adults

Chan, K.K., Neighbors, C., Gilson, M., Larimer, M.E., and Marlatt, G.A. (2006). Epidemiological trends in drinking by age and gender: Providing normative feedback to adults. Addictive Behaviors, 32(5), pp. 967-976. 

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2002 Department of Defense Survey of Health Related Behaviors among Military Personnel

Bray, R.M., Hourani, L.L., Rae, K.L., Dever, J.A., Brown, J.M., Vincus, A.A., Pemberton, M.R., Marsden, M.E., Faulkner, D.L. & Vandermass-Peeler, R. (2003). 2002 Department of Defense Survey of Health Related Behaviors among Military Personnel. (Report No. RTI/7841/006-FR). Research Triangle Park, NC: Research Triangle Institute. 

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Self-reported drinking-game participation of incoming college students

Borsari, B., Bergen-Cico, D., & Carey, K.(2003) Self-reported drinking-game participation of incoming college students. Journal of American College Helath, 51(4), 149-154. 

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An experimental test of three methods of alcohol risk reduction in young adults

Baer, J.S., Marlatt, G.A., Kivlahan, D.R., Fromme, K., Larimer, M. & Williams, E. (1992) An experimental test of three methods of alcohol risk reduction in young adults. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 60, 974-979. 
 

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Brief intervention for heavy drinking college students: Four-year follow-up and natural history

Baer, J.S., Kivlahan, D.R., Blume, A.W., McKnight, P., & Marlatt, G.A., (2001) Brief intervention for heavy drinking college students: Four-year follow-up and natural history. American Journal of Public Health, 91(8), 1310-1316. 

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From clinical research to secondary prevention: International collaboration in the development of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)

Babor, T.F., & Grant M. (1989). From clinical research to secondary prevention: International collaboration in the development of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT). Alcohol Health and Research World, 13, 371-374. 

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A review of research review of research on the the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)

Allen, J.P., Litten, R.Z., Fertig, J.B., & Babor, T. (1997). A review of research review of research on the the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT). Alcoholism: clinical and Experimental Research, 21, 613-619. 

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Feedback-Based Alcohol Interventions for Mandated Students: An Effectiveness Study of Three Modalities

Alfonso, J., Hall, T., & Dunn, M. (2013). Feedback-Based Alcohol Interventions for Mandated Students: An Effectiveness Study of Three Modalities. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy 20, 411-423. 
 

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Dismantling motivational interviewing and feedback for college drinkers: A randomized clinical trial

Walters, S. T., Vader, A. M., & Harris, T. R. (2009). Dismantling motivational interviewing and feedback for college drinkers: A randomized clinical trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77(1), 64-731. 
 

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A controlled trial of web-based feedback for heavy drinking college students

Walters, S. T., Vader, A. M., & Harris, T. R. (2007). A controlled trial of web-based feedback for heavy drinking college students. Prevention Science, 8(2), 83-88.

 

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Randomized controlled trial of computerized alcohol intervention for college students: role of class level

Strohman, A. S., Braje, S. E., Alhassoon, O. M., Shuttleworth, S., Van Slyke, J., & Gandy, S. (2015). Randomized controlled trial of computerized alcohol intervention for college students: role of class level. The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse, 1-10. 

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Evaluating personalized alcohol interventions

Lane, D. J., & Schmidt, J. A. (2007, May). Evaluating personalized alcohol interventions. Poster session presented at Annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

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Web-based alcohol prevention for incoming college students: A randomized controlled trial

Hustad, J. T., Barnett, N. P., Borsari, B., & Jackson, K. M. (2010). Web-based alcohol prevention for incoming college students: A randomized controlled trial. Addictive Behaviors, 35(3), 183-189. 

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Decreasing heavy drinking in first-year students: Evaluation of a web-based personalized feedback program administered during orientation

Doumas, D. M., Kane, C. M., Navarro, T. B., & Roman, J. (2011). Decreasing heavy drinking in first-year students: Evaluation of a web-based personalized feedback program administered during orientation. Journal of College Counseling, 14(1), 5-20.

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Reducing alcohol use in first-year university students: Evaluation of a web-based personalized feedback program

Doumas, D. M., & Anderson, L. L. (2009). Reducing alcohol use in first-year university students: Evaluation of a web-based personalized feedback program. Journal of College Counseling, 12(Spring), 18-32.

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The glass is half full: evidence for efficacy of Alcohol-Wise at one university but not the other

Croom, K., Staiano-Coico, L., Lesser, M. L., Lewis, D. K., Reyna, V. F., Marchell, T. C., ... & Ives, S. (2015). The glass is half full: evidence for efficacy of Alcohol-Wise at one university but not the other. Journal of health communication, 20(6), 627-638.

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