Individual Study / Wright et al.; JMIR Res Protoc. 2017

An Ecological Momentary Intervention to Reduce Alcohol Consumption in Young Adults Delivered During Drinking Events: Protocol for a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

An Ecological Momentary Intervention to Reduce Alcohol Consumption in Young Adults Delivered During Drinking Events: Protocol for a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Initiatives -
This pilot study investigates the efficacy of an ecological momentary intervention (EMI), with combined ecological momentary assessment (EMA) and brief intervention delivered by mobile phones to young adults during risky drinking events. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2015
Funding
This study is funded by the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation and Gandel Philanthropy, who did not have any input into the research design, implementation, or analysis. Cassandra Wright is supported by an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship and a Burnet Institute scholarship. Paul Dietze is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Senior Research Fellowship. Margaret Hellard is supported by an NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship. Megan Lim is supported by the Jim and Margaret Beever Fellowship from the Burnet Institute. Michael Livingston is supported by an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship, and Robin Room by a grant from the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education.

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Wright CJ, Dietze PM, Agius PA, et al. An Ecological Momentary Intervention to Reduce Alcohol Consumption in Young Adults Delivered During Drinking Events: Protocol for a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc. 2017;6(5):e95. Published 2017 May 25. doi:10.2196/resprot.6760

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
802
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

The sample is recruited from an observational cohort study of young, risky drinkers. Participants will be randomized into 1 of 3 intervention arms. On 6 nights across a 12-week study period, EMI and EMA groups will complete hourly EMA surveys on their mobile phone
Selection Criteria
Minimum age
18
Maximum age
25
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • Austria
Territory
Melbourne
Ethnic Origin
Health Status

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population

Number of participants

Number of participants
802
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
This pilot study will investigate the efficacy of an ecological momentary intervention (EMI), with combined ecological momentary assessment (EMA) and brief intervention delivered by mobile phones to young adults during risky drinking events.
Start Date
2013
End Date
2015
Data sources
  • Mobile data collection
    • Mobile phone