Nick Heather

Summary

Affiliation: Northumbria University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Post-treatment stage of change predicts 12-month outcome of treatment for alcohol problems
    Nick Heather
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Northumberland Building, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 48:329-36. 2013
  2. pmc Can screening and brief intervention lead to population-level reductions in alcohol-related harm?
    Nick Heather
    Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 7:15. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Commentary on Seppänen and colleagues (2012): Institutionalization of brief alcohol intervention in primary health care-the Finnish case
    Nick Heather
    Department of Psychology, School of Life Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1311-3. 2012
  4. pmc New developments in brief interventions to treat problem drinking in nonspecialty health care settings
    Graeme B Wilson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 13:422-9. 2011
  5. pmc Screening and brief interventions for hazardous and harmful alcohol use in probation services: a cluster randomised controlled trial protocol
    Dorothy Newbury-Birch
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:418. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Alcohol use disorders and hazardous drinking among undergraduates at English universities
    Nick Heather
    School of Life Sciences, Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Newcastle upon Tyne NE18ST, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:270-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Developing, evaluating and implementing alcohol brief interventions in Europe
    Nick Heather
    Department of Psychology, School of Life Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:138-47. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Initial preference for drinking goal in the treatment of alcohol problems: I. Baseline differences between abstinence and non-abstinence groups
    Nick Heather
    Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 45:128-35. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The importance of keeping regular: accurate guidance to the public on low-risk drinking levels
    Nick Heather
    School of Psychology and Sport Sciences, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:226-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Breaking new ground in the study and practice of alcohol brief interventions
    Nick Heather
    School of Psychology and Sport Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:584-8. 2010

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Publications16

  1. pmc Post-treatment stage of change predicts 12-month outcome of treatment for alcohol problems
    Nick Heather
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Northumberland Building, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 48:329-36. 2013
    ..To evaluate relationships between clients' self-reported 'stage of change' and outcomes after treatment for alcohol problems...
  2. pmc Can screening and brief intervention lead to population-level reductions in alcohol-related harm?
    Nick Heather
    Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 7:15. 2012
    ..However, if and when alcohol control measures were introduced, SBI would still have an important role in the battle against alcohol-related harm...
  3. doi request reprint Commentary on Seppänen and colleagues (2012): Institutionalization of brief alcohol intervention in primary health care-the Finnish case
    Nick Heather
    Department of Psychology, School of Life Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:1311-3. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc New developments in brief interventions to treat problem drinking in nonspecialty health care settings
    Graeme B Wilson
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AX, UK
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 13:422-9. 2011
    ..Health professionals endorse BI and feel confident in delivering it, but training and support initiatives continue to show no significant effects on uptake, prompting calls for systematic approaches to implementing BI in health care...
  5. pmc Screening and brief interventions for hazardous and harmful alcohol use in probation services: a cluster randomised controlled trial protocol
    Dorothy Newbury-Birch
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:418. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Alcohol use disorders and hazardous drinking among undergraduates at English universities
    Nick Heather
    School of Life Sciences, Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Newcastle upon Tyne NE18ST, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 46:270-7. 2011
    ..To report on alcohol use disorders and hazardous drinking from a survey of university students in England in 2008-2009...
  7. doi request reprint Developing, evaluating and implementing alcohol brief interventions in Europe
    Nick Heather
    Department of Psychology, School of Life Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 30:138-47. 2011
    ..This article traces the history of research on the development, evaluation and implementation of alcohol brief intervention (BI) in Europe...
  8. doi request reprint Initial preference for drinking goal in the treatment of alcohol problems: I. Baseline differences between abstinence and non-abstinence groups
    Nick Heather
    Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 45:128-35. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint The importance of keeping regular: accurate guidance to the public on low-risk drinking levels
    Nick Heather
    School of Psychology and Sport Sciences, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 44:226-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to argue that recommendations to the general public on daily amounts for low-risk alcohol consumption must retain the word 'regular' in order to avoid being rejected...
  10. doi request reprint Breaking new ground in the study and practice of alcohol brief interventions
    Nick Heather
    School of Psychology and Sport Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:584-8. 2010
    ..Heather N. Breaking new ground in the study and practice of alcohol brief interventions...
  11. doi request reprint Development of a Readiness Ruler for use with alcohol brief interventions
    Nick Heather
    Division of Psychology, School of Psychology and Sport Sciences, Northumberland Building, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 98:235-40. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint The effectiveness of brief alcohol interventions in primary care settings: a systematic review
    Eileen F S Kaner
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:301-23. 2009
    ..This review aimed to assess the effectiveness of brief interventions in primary care and determine if outcomes differ between efficacy and effectiveness trials...
  13. ncbi request reprint Level of impaired control predicts outcome of moderation-oriented treatment for alcohol problems
    Nick Heather
    School of Psychology and Sport Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Addiction 100:945-52. 2005
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  14. doi request reprint Progressive stage transition does mean getting better: a further test of the Transtheoretical Model in recovery from alcohol problems
    Nick Heather
    Division of Psychology, School of Psychology and Sport Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Addiction 104:949-58. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of nurse-led brief alcohol intervention: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Catherine A Lock
    School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Adv Nurs 54:426-39. 2006
    ..This paper reports an evaluation of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of nurse-led screening and brief intervention in reducing excessive alcohol consumption among patients in primary health care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of brief interventions proved beyond reasonable doubt
    Nick Heather
    Centre for Alcohol and Drug Studies, Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland Mental Health NHS Trust, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Addiction 97:293-4. 2002