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Development of a multicentre randomised controlled trial of screening and brief alcohol intervention to prevent risky drinking in young people in a high-school setting (SIPS JR-HIGH).

Giles, Emma Louise, Scott, Stephanie, Coulton, Simon, Deluca, Paolo, Drummond, Colin, Graybill, Erin, Howel, Denise, Kaner, Eileen, McColl, Elaine, McGovern, Ruth, and others. (2015) Development of a multicentre randomised controlled trial of screening and brief alcohol intervention to prevent risky drinking in young people in a high-school setting (SIPS JR-HIGH). Lancet, 386 . S37. ISSN 0140-6736. E-ISSN 1474-547X. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00875-2) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:55106)

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Abstract

Background: Young people are vulnerable to the effects of alcohol consumption. Adverse effects from alcohol manifest in a range of short-term and long-term physical and psychosocial factors, including neurological issues, cognitive impairment, and risk-taking behaviours. The aim of the SIPS JR-HIGH, a multicentre randomised controlled trial

Methods: Building on a mixed-method cluster-randomised controlled pilot feasibility trial (Current Controlled Trials, ISRCTN07073105), the proposed sample for the definitive trial, to be conducted from September, 2015, to December, 2017, has been calculated to have 90% power and will follow up 257 young people in each arm at 12-month follow-up

Findings: The pilot trial guided the development of the manualised intervention, which includes process information and a 30 min personalised interactive worksheet-based session delivered by learning mentors. The pilot suggested that this intervention was acceptable, but an intervention with parental involvement was not found to be feasible, with parents not engaging with the research.

in routine school practice in high schools in England.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00875-2
Projects: [13] Welfare Reform and the Management of Societal Change
Additional information: Meetings abstract
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV5001 Alcoholism and intemperance
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High school teaching
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Simon Coulton
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2016 09:32 UTC
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2020 14:45 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/55106 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Coulton, Simon: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7704-3274
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