Treating alcohol-related violence: a feasibility study of a randomized controlled trial in prisons
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Purpose: There is a lack of good-quality outcome evaluations of interventions for offenders whose crimes are alcohol-related. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are considered gold standard in treatment evaluations. Prior to conducting a full RCT it is necessary to conduct a feasibility study to ascertain whether an RCT can be done and to estimate important parameters for a full study. Here, we report on a feasibility study for a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of an alcohol-related violence intervention, Control of Violence for Angry, Impulsive Drinkers (COVAID).
The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology
Bowes, N., McMurran, M., Evans, C., Oatley, G., Williams, B. and David, S. (2014) 'Treating alcohol-related violence: a feasibility study of a randomized controlled trial in prisons', The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, 25(2), pp.152-163.
This article was published in The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology on 12 March 2014 (online), available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14789949.2014.895025
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