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Effect of early, brief computerized interventions on risky alcohol and cannabis use among young people
  • Authors Geir Smedslund, Sabine Wollscheid, Lin Fang, Wendy Nilsen, Asbjørn Steiro, Lillebeth Larun
  • Current phase Review
  • Published date 2017-04-07
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 13
  • Issue nr 6
  • PLS Title Computerized brief interventions seem to reduce risky alcohol use among young people; no evidence of effect on cannabis consumption
  • PLS Description This review assesses research on the effectiveness of early, computerized brief interventions on alcohol and cannabis use by young people who are high or risky consumers of either one or both of these substances.
  • Title Effect of early, brief computerized interventions on risky alcohol and cannabis use among young people
12-step programs for reducing illicit drug use
  • Authors Martin Bøg, Trine Filges, Lars Brännström, Anne-Marie Klint Jørgensen, Maja Kärrman Fredriksson
  • Current phase Review
  • Published date 2017-02-15
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary Data
  • Volume 13
  • PLS Title 12-step programs for reducing illicit drug use are neither better nor worse than other interventions
  • PLS Description This review examines the effectiveness of 12-step programs in reducing the use of illicit drugs. Secondary outcomes considered are on criminal behaviour, prostitution, psychiatric symptoms, social functioning, employment status, homelessness, and treatment retention.
  • Title 12-step programs for reducing illicit drug use
The impact of detention on the health of asylum seekers
  • Authors Trine Filges, Edith Montgomery, Marianne Kastrup, Anne-Marie Klint Jørgensen
  • Published date 2015-09-01
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 11
  • Issue nr 13
  • Category Image Category Image
  • PLS Title Detention of asylum seekers has adverse effects on mental health
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review examines the impacts of on health, including mental health (PTSD, anxiety and depression), physical health and social functioning, of confining asylum seekers in detention centres. The review includes nine studies from the UK, Japan, Canada and Australia.
  • Title The impact of detention on the health of asylum seekers
Food supplementation for improving the physical and psychosocial health of socio-economically disadvantaged children aged three months to five years
  • Authors Elizabeth Kristjansson, Damian K Francis, Selma Liberato, Maria Benkhalti Jandu, Vivian Andrea Welch, Malek Batal, Trisha Greenhalgh, Tamara Rader, Eamonn Noonan, Beverley J. Shea, Laura Janzen, George A. Wells, Mark Petticrew
  • Published date 2015-05-04
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development, Nutrition, Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 11
  • Issue nr 11
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  • PLS Title Food supplementation is more effective if better targeted and supervised
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review examines whether food supplementation is effective in improving the health of disadvantaged children under 5. The review summarises findings from 32 studies: 21 randomised controlled trials (RCTs), and 11 controlled before-and-after studies (CBAs).
  • Title Food supplementation for improving the physical and psychosocial health of socio-economically disadvantaged children aged three months to five years
Parent-infant psychotherapy for improving parental and infant mental health
  • Authors Jane Barlow, Cathy Bennett, Nick Midgley, Soili Larkin, Yinghui Wei
  • Published date 2015-03-02
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 11
  • Issue nr 6
  • Category Image Category Image
  • PLS Title Parent-Infant Psychotherapy appears not to be more effective than alternative treatments in improving maternal or infant mental health
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review compares the effectiveness of Parent-Infant Psychotherapy (PIP) in improving the mental health of parents, the parent-infant relationship and infant emotional wellbeing with that of no treatment, treatment as usual and alternative treatments. The review summarises findings from eight randomised controlled trials (RCTs), with a total of 846 participants.
  • Title Parent-infant psychotherapy for improving parental and infant mental health
Effect of interventions to facilitate communication between families or single young people with minority language background and public services
  • Authors Sabine Wollscheid, Heather Menzies Munthe-Kaas, Karianne Thune Hammerstrøm, Eamonn Noonan
  • Published date 2015-03-02
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 11
  • Issue nr 7
  • Category Image Category Image
  • PLS Title Better Communication between Public Services and Minority Language Speakers
  • PLS Description This systematic review examines whether aids for communication are effective between public services and children and youth, or families with an immigrant background. The researchers analyse relevant studies, and the team included four comparative studies, three for health services and one for education.
  • Title Effect of interventions to facilitate communication between families or single young people with minority language background and public services
Interventions to improve the economic self-sufficiency and well-being of resettled refugees
  • Authors Eleanor Ott, Paul Montgomery
  • Published date 2015-01-02
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 11
  • Issue nr 4
  • Category Image Category Image
  • PLS Title There is no rigorous evidence on how to improve outcomes for resettled refugees
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review examines the effects of programmes on the economic self-sufficiency and well-being of resettled refugees. The review identified 23 relevant studies but none of these could be included in the analysis due weaknesses in study design.
  • Title Interventions to improve the economic self-sufficiency and well-being of resettled refugees
Cognitive-behavioural therapies for young people in outpatient treatment for non-opioid drug use
  • Authors Trine Filges, Anne-Sofie Due Knudsen, Majken Mosegaard Svendsen, Krystyna Kowalski, Lars Benjaminsen, Anne-Marie Klint Jørgensen
  • Published date 2015-01-02
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 11
  • Issue nr 3
  • Category Image Category Image
  • PLS Title Cognitive-Behavioural Therapies to Treat Non-Opioid Drug Use in Young People is No Better or Worse than Other Treatments
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review examines the effects of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) when used in outpatient settings to reduce drug use (of e.g. cannabis, amphetamines, ecstasy, or cocaine) among young people aged 13-21. The review summarizes findings from seven studies, all of which were randomised controlled trials.
  • Title Cognitive-behavioural therapies for young people in outpatient treatment for non-opioid drug use
Home visits for prevention of impairment and death in older adults
  • Authors Sean Grant, Amanda Parsons, Jennifer Burton, Paul Montgomery, Kristen Underhill, Evan Mayo-Wilson
  • Published date 2014-05-01
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary Data
  • Volume 10
  • Issue nr 3
  • Category Image Category Image
  • PLS Title Home visits appear not to be effective, but better evidence may show some benefits for some groups from some interventions
  • PLS Description This review examines the effectiveness of home visits in reducing impairment, institutionalization, and death in older adults. Factors that may moderate effects are identified.
  • Title Home visits for prevention of impairment and death in older adults
Kinship care for the safety, permanency and well-being of children removed from the home for maltreatment
  • Authors Marc Winokur, Amy Holtan, Keri Batchelder
  • Published date 2014-03-03
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review User abstract Plain language summary Previous version
  • Volume 10
  • Issue nr 2
  • Category Image Category Image
  • PLS Title Health and well-being of children placed in kinship care is better than that of children in foster care
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review examines whether kinship care is more effective than foster care in ensuring the safety, permanency and wellbeing of children removed from their home for maltreatment. The review summarizes findings from 102 studies involving 666,615 children. 71 of these studies were included in meta-analyses.
  • Title Kinship care for the safety, permanency and well-being of children removed from the home for maltreatment
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