Journal article

Effect of alcohol interventions on suicidal ideation and behaviour: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Katrina Witt, Kate M Chitty, Rachmania Wardhani, Airi Varnik, Diego de Leo, Kairi Kolves

DRUG AND ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE | ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Alcohol consumption is related to both suicidal ideation and behaviour, but evidence regarding the effect of psychological interventions to reduce alcohol use on self-harm, suicidal behaviour and ideation is limited. Therefore, the aim of the current study was to conduct a systematic literature review and meta-analysis of the effect of alcohol-related psychological interventions on these outcomes at the individual level. METHODS: We searched the Cochrane CENTRAL, Cochrane DARE, EMBASE, Medline, ProQuest, PsycINFO, PubMed, SCOPUS, and Web of Science electronic databases to 5 January 2021. We included all English-language papers worldwide utilising psychological interventions with ..

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