The efficacy of Personalized Normative Feedback interventions across addictions: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Jenny Saxton, Simone N Rodda, Natalia Booth, Stephanie S Merkouris, Nicki A Dowling
PLOS ONE | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2021
Personalized Normative Feedback (PNF) may help address addictive disorders. PNF highlights discrepancies between perceived and actual peer norms, juxtaposed against self-reported behavior. PNF can be self-directed and cost-efficient. Our study estimates the efficacy of PNF alone, and in combination with other self-directed interventions, to address frequency and symptom severity of hazardous alcohol use, problem gambling, illicit drug and tobacco use. We searched electronic databases, grey literature, and reference lists of included articles, for randomized controlled trials published in English (January 2000-August 2019). We assessed study quality using the Cochrane Risk of Bias tool. Thirt..View full abstract
Awarded by Health Research Council, New Zealand
This review was funded by the Health Research Council, New Zealand (17/548). https://www.hrc.govt.nz/.SR received the award. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.