Binge Drinking: Harm Reduction Approach

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Recent studies show that teaching prevention about binge drinking are more effective if they have an “harm reduction” approach, instead of focus in the legal consequences of binge drinking. (Difluvio, Linowski,Mazziotti & Puleo, 2010) Difulvio et al suggests that interventions based on cognitive-behavioral skill training and motivational enhancement approaches are effective in reducing risk behaviors. The PRECEDE-PROCEDE were used as health-teaching model due it similarity with the nurse process (Allender, Rector &Warner, 2014 p.371). A study conducted by Kelsey Anderson et al (2015) about educational program and binge drinking was used as reference for the elaboration and PRECEDE-PROCEDE scheme, finding on the teaching portion of this
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