This trial is evaluating whether Mobile app prepartying intervention will improve 5 primary outcomes in patients with Heavy Drinking. Measurement will happen over the course of Past month (30 days).
This trial requires 500 total participants across 2 different treatment groups
This trial involves 2 different treatments. Mobile App Prepartying Intervention is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.
"The present analyses failed to replicate evidence of the harmful effect of heavy drinking on the risk of chronic diseases, other than those of the cardiovascular system, including dementia, CHD, myocardial infarction, and stroke. Results suggest that the positive finding as earlier study was due to confounding and alternative explanations." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"The pattern by which excessive alcohol consumption spreads to heavy drinkers suggests that the social-economic and cultural norms influencing drinking do not act in isolation. Alcohol use is not the only factor that is important when we discuss the cause of heavy drinking." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"While heavy drinkers had a much lower chance of dying from all causes in comparison to less heavy drinkers, this difference disappears when only comparing heavy drinkers to abstainers. Heavy alcohol consumption may cause severe disruptions to the workings of the body. However, this heavy consumption can be tempered back to normal by the help of alcoholics anonymous"
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"In the United States, moderate drinking is treated through a variety of options, including medication and alcohol withdrawal therapy, outpatient counseling, residential treatment program. In contrast, heavy drinking is less often treated through outpatient counseling or formal withdrawal." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Almost one-third (31%) of adults drink at least one 12 ounce or larger alcoholic beverage per year. As we move forward, prevalence estimates will reveal the impact of heavy drinking on the prevalence of alcohol use disorders." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Heavy drinking is associated with a wide variety of signs and symptoms, including headache, loss of appetite, dizziness and disorientation. Alcoholism can cause major physical deformities, such as alcoholism kyphosis and cervical lordosis. Alcohol may cause depression-like symptoms. Abstinence from alcohol is the most effective treatment for alcoholism." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"A mobile phone-based intervention can improve PH of HF drinkers who are willing to participate in an intervention in a primary care clinic. Intervention effects were small and not observed for drinkers not willing to participate. Results are uncertain, however, for those unwilling to participate in an intervention at their primary care clinic." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"The preliminary study indicates that participants in an app-based preparting intervention (Smartcall) were as willing as those in a standard intervention to take part in the research in a longitudinal follow-up study and that a similar level of satisfaction was reported over a 12-month period." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Heavy drinking is a problem in the public health arena. A number of research studies and reports have been published summarizing the most recent research on this subject. These publications will provide you with an overview of what many people currently know and do not know about heavy drinking. However, an understanding of the science behind heavy drinking is important in order to make decisions that can lead to an increase in the number and length of alcohol-related health care encounters, and perhaps an increase in the number of deaths." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Mobile apps have been used as a sole intervention for preteen drinking prevention to reduce lifetime alcohol consumption. The most common combinations of treatments involve additional intervention strategies (e.g., training, feedback, reminders, parent/student training). Mobile apps have the potential to augment and/or improve current practices." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Men, particularly the oldest men, are likely to participate in clinical trials. Physicians, clinicians, and policy makers should take account of the fact that they account for the majority of heavy drinking episodes. Results from a recent clinical trial of this article suggest that trials of heavy alcohol consumption would need to be large-scale, well-designed, and well-conducted." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"[Hazardous drinking is associated with an increased risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, both overall and after adjustment for baseline characteristics and prior health. Among heavy drinkers, the effect of heavy drinks on cardiovascular mortality is modest, and it is not clear whether it reflects selection bias." - Anonymous Online Contributor