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Brief intervention for students with methamphetamine use disorders: a randomized controlled trial.



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Primary Publication Information
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Title Brief intervention for students with methamphetamine use disorders: a randomized controlled trial.
Author Srisurapanont M., Sombatmai S., Boripuntakul T.
Country Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Amphur Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand. msrisu@yahoo.com
Year -- Not Found --
Numbers Pubmed ID: 17453612

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Extraction Form: Evidence Map
Arms
Number Title Description Comments
1 MI Brief intervention
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2 Educ Psychoeducation
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Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Should this citation be included? Yes
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Does this paper originate from a primary study of interest? No
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Ages eligible (in years) 14
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Total sample size (in all arms) 48
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Age distribution of enrolled population (in years) 16.88
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Substance used Stimulant
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Interventions studied? Behavioral
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Outcome? Objective measurement of use/abstinence and/or intensity
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Self report of use/abstinence and/or intensity
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Age variation of enrolled population (in years) 1.48
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Study type RCT
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Is any arm a brief intervention (or single session)? Yes
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Income level of country(ies) of origin ... Country(ies) name(s) Unclear ... Thailand
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Results & Comparisons


Results Data
P-Value P-Value
Outcome: pct abstinent for stimulants      Population: All Participants Between-Arm Comparisons
Time Point Measure MI Educ Comparison Measure MI vs. Educ


4 weeks

Counts 15 14 1
Percentage 62.5 58.3
N Analyzed 24 24


8 weeks

Counts 13 15 0.77
Percentage 54.2 62.5
N Analyzed 24 24
P-Value P-Value P-Value
Outcome: methamphetamine use days      Population: All Participants Between-Arm Comparisons
Time Point Measure MI Educ Comparison Measure MI vs. Educ


4 weeks

Mean 1.57 0.97 0.24
SD 1.77 1.23
N Analyzed 24 24


8 weeks

Mean 1.97 1.09 0.04
SD 1.31 1.16
N Analyzed 24 24


0 weeks

N Analyzed 24 24 nr
Mean 2.21 1.65
SD 1.24 0.83


Quality Dimensions
Dimension Value Notes Comments
Intention-to-treat-analysis: Bias due to incomplete reporting and analysis according to group allocation No
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Group similarity at baseline (selection bias): Selection bias due to dissimilarity at baseline for the most important prognostic indicators Yes
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Co-interventions (performance bias): Performance bias because co-interventions were different across groups Yes
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Compliance (performance bias): Performance bias due to inappropriate compliance with interventions across groups Not Applicable One or two sessions.
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Timing of outcome assessments (detection bias): Detection bias because important outcomes were not measured at the same time across groups Yes
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Additional Bias: Bias due to problems not covered elsewhere in the table. If yes, describe them in the Notes. No
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Random sequence generation (selection bias): Selection bias (biased allocation to interventions) due to inadequate generation of a randomized sequence Low
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Allocation concealment (selection bias): Selection bias (biased allocation to interventions) due to inadequate concealment of allocations prior to assignment Low
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Blinding of participants (performance bias): Performance bias due to knowledge of the allocated interventions by participants during the study High
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Blinding of personnel/ care providers (performance bias): Performance bias due to knowledge of the allocated interventions by personnel/care providers during the study. High
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Blinding of outcome assessor (detection bias): Detection bias due to knowledge of the allocated interventions by outcome assessors. High
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Incomplete outcome data (attrition bias): Attrition bias due to amount, nature or handling of incomplete outcome data High High for primary, low for secondary outcomes.
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Selective Reporting (reporting bias): Reporting bias due to selective outcome reporting
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