Alex G Copello
Affiliation: University of Birmingham
- Family interventions for drug and alcohol misuse: is there a best practice?Alex G Copello
Birmingham and Solihull Substance Misuse Services and School of Psychology, The University of Birmingham, UK
Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:271-6. 2006..The present paper will critically review studies of family approaches published over the past 12 months, assess the current state of this field and suggest future directions...
- Family interventions in the treatment of alcohol and drug problemsAlex G Copello
Birmingham and Solihull Substance Misuse Services and School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
Drug Alcohol Rev 24:369-85. 2005..In addition, there is a need to define more clearly the conceptual underpinnings of the family intervention under study...
- A pilot study to assess the feasibility and impact of a brief motivational intervention on problem drug and alcohol use in adult mental health inpatient units: study protocol for a randomized controlled trialHermine L Graham
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Trials 15:308. 2014....
- Pilot study of a social network intervention for heroin users in opiate substitution treatment: study protocol for a randomized controlled trialEdward Day
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust, Research and Innovation Department, Radclyffe House, 66 68 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 8PF, UK
Trials 14:264. 2013....
- Family-based interventions for substance misuse: a systematic review of systematic reviews--protocolYasmin Akram
University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Syst Rev 3:90. 2014..This systematic review of systematic reviews aims to bring together the expanse of research on the effectiveness of family-based interventions in substance misuse...
- Assertive Community Treatment for alcohol dependence (ACTAD): study protocol for a randomised controlled trialHelen Gilburt
Department of Addictions, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK
Trials 13:19. 2012..So far there has been little research on this...
- The relative efficacy of two levels of a primary care intervention for family members affected by the addiction problem of a close relative: a randomized trialAlex Copello
School of Psychology, University of Birmingham and Substance Misuse Services, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust, Birmingham, UK
Addiction 104:49-58. 2009..A randomized trial to compare two levels of an intervention (full versus brief) for use by primary health-care professionals with family members affected by the problematic drug or alcohol use of a close relative...
- Social behaviour and network therapy basic principles and early experiencesAlex Copello
School of Psychology, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
Addict Behav 27:345-66. 2002..Process data from the first 33 trial cases and 2 case vignettes are described and discussed. It is concluded that SBNT is a feasible and coherent treatment approach that can be delivered by a range of therapists in the alcohol field...
- Implementing and evaluating Social Behaviour and Network Therapy in drug treatment practice in the UK: a feasibility studyAlex Copello
Substance Misuse Services, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Trust, UK
Addict Behav 31:802-10. 2006..Results suggest that it was feasible to train a number of therapists to deliver SBNT, and preliminary outcome results are encouraging. Further evaluation is needed in order to continue developing this promising social intervention...
- United Kingdom substance misuse treatment workers' attitudes toward 12-step self-help groupsEd Day
Department of Psychiatry, University of Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Psychiatric Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2QZ, UK
J Subst Abuse Treat 29:321-7. 2005..These results highlight differences in the role of AA/NA within the substance misuse treatment system in the United Kingdom and that in the United States; possible explanations are discussed...
- Psychological and social sequelae of cannabis and other illicit drug use by young people: a systematic review of longitudinal, general population studiesJohn Macleod
Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Lancet 363:1579-88. 2004..Past reviews have generally been non-systematic, have often included cross-sectional data, and have underappreciated the extent of methodological problems associated with interpretation...
- What was useful about that session? Clients' and therapists' comments after sessions in the UK Alcohol Treatment Trial (UKATT)Jim Orford
School of Psychology, The University of Birmingham Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
Alcohol Alcohol 44:306-13. 2009..The aim of this study was to report and contrast the aspects of two therapies considered by clients and therapists to be most and least useful...
- To what factors do clients attribute change? Content analysis of follow-up interviews with clients of the UK Alcohol Treatment TrialJim Orford
Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling and Addiction Research Group, School of Psychology, The University of Birmingham Substance Misuse Services, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
J Subst Abuse Treat 36:49-58. 2009..Some of the difficulties in eliciting and coding attribution material are referred to. The results may help understand the absence of between-treatment type outcome differences in UK Alcohol Treatment Trial and other trials...
- Family members of relatives with alcohol, drug and gambling problems: a set of standardized questionnaires for assessing stress, coping and strainJim Orford
Alcohol, Drugs and Addiction Research Group, School of Psychology, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
Addiction 100:1611-24. 2005....
- The clients' perspective on change during treatment for an alcohol problem: qualitative analysis of follow-up interviews in the UK Alcohol Treatment TrialJim Orford
School of Psychology, The University of Birmingham Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
Addiction 101:60-8. 2006..To develop a model of change during and following professional treatment for drinking problems, grounded in clients' accounts...
- Fear during alcohol detoxification: views from the clients' perspectiveJoanne Allen
School of Psychology, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust, UK
J Health Psychol 10:503-10. 2005..In addition, more integration of relapse prevention work into the earliest stages of alcohol-related treatment and the provision of accurate information about detoxification may prove effective in reducing fears about the process...
- The role of the family in preventing and intervening with substance use and misuse: a comprehensive review of family interventions, with a focus on young peopleRichard D B Velleman
Mental Health Research and Development Unit, University of Bath, Bath, UK
Drug Alcohol Rev 24:93-109. 2005....