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O'Leary, Chris and Ralphs, Rob and Stevenson, Jennifer and Smith, Andrew and Harrison, Jordan and Kiss, Zsolt and Armitage, Harry (2024) The effectiveness of abstinence-based and harm reduction-based interventions in reducing problematic substance use in adults who are experiencing homelessness in high income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis: A systematic review. Campbell Systematic Reviews , 20 , (2) .

Bjørnestad, Endre Dahlen and Vederhus, John-Kåre and Clausen, Thomas (2024) Change in substance use among patients in opioid maintenance treatment: baseline to 1-year follow-up. Harm Reduction Journal , 21 , (1) .

Powell, Anna and Sumnall, Harry and Smith, Jessica and Kuiper, Rebecca and Montgomery, Catharine (2024) Recovery of neuropsychological function following abstinence from alcohol in adults diagnosed with an alcohol use disorder: Systematic review of longitudinal studies. PLoS ONE , 19 , (1) .

Gapstur, Susan M and Bouvard, Véronique and Nethan, Suzanne T and Freudenheim, Jo L and Abnet, Christian C and English, Dallas R and Rehm, Jürgen and Balbo, Silvia and Buykx, Penny and Crabb, David and Conway, David I and Islami, Farhad and Lachenmeier, Dirk W and McGlynn, Katherine A and Salaspuro, Mikko and Sawada, Norie and Terry, Mary B and Toporcov, Tatiana and Lauby-Secretan, Béatrice (2023) The IARC perspective on alcohol reduction or cessation and cancer risk. New England journal of Medicine , 389 , (26) , pp. 2486-2494.

Staudt, Jeroen and Kok, Tim and de Haan, Hein A and Walvoort, Serge J W and Egger, Jos I M (2023) Neurocognitive recovery in abstinent patients with alcohol use disorder: a scoping review for associated factors. Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment , 19 , pp. 2039-2054.

Davison, Jenny and Bunting, Brendan and Stewart-Knox, Barbara (2023) The mediating effect of food choice upon associations between adolescent health-related quality of life and physical activity, social media use and abstinence from alcohol. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes , 21 .

Puddephatt, Jo-Anne and Makin, Harriet and Gage, Suzanne H and Jones, Andrew (2023) Understanding alcohol use and changes in drinking habits among people with a severe mental illness: a qualitative framework analysis study. Frontiers in Psychiatry , 14 .

Wen, Xiaozhong and Chung, Minseon V and Liszewski, Kayla A and Todoro, Lauren D and Giancarlo, Eve M and Zhang, Wenxin and Berkelhamer, Sara K and Goniewicz, Maciej L (2023) Cigarette smoking abstinence among pregnant individuals using e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapy. JAMA Network Open , 6 , (9) .

Hemrage, Sofia and Brobbin, Eileen and Deluca, Paolo and Drummond, Colin (2023) Efficacy of psychosocial interventions to reduce alcohol use in comorbid alcohol use disorder and alcohol-related liver disease: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Alcohol and Alcoholism , 58 , (5) , pp. 478-484.

Atkinson, A M and Meadows, B R and Nicholls, E and Sumnall, H R (2022) 'Some days I am a lunatic that thinks I can moderate': Amalgamating recovery and neo-liberal discourses within accounts of non-drinking among women active in the 'positive sobriety' community on Instagram in the UK. International Journal of Drug Policy , 112 .

Powell, Anna and Sumnall, Harry and Smith, Jessica and Kuiper, Rebecca and Montgomery, Catharine (2022) Recovery of neuropsychological function following abstinence from alcohol in adults diagnosed with an alcohol use disorder: protocol for a systematic review of longitudinal studies. PLoS ONE , 17 , (9) .

Irizar, Patricia and Jackson, Leanne and Gage, Suzanne H and Bell, Sean and Piper, Richard and Fallon, Victoria and Goodwin, Laura (2022) ‘It’s a crutch’: a qualitative exploration of UK police employees’ experiences of at-risk alcohol consumption or abstinence. Policing .

Narasimha, Venkata Lakshmi and Butner, Jenna and Hanafi, Enjeline and Farokhnia, Mehdi and Bhad, Roshan and Chalabianloo, Fatemeh and Kouimtsidis, Christos and Baldacchino, Alexander and Arunogiri, Shalini (2022) Harm reduction and abstinence-based models for treatment of substance use disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic: a global perspective. BJPsych International , 19 , (3) , pp. 66-69.

Rose, Richard J and Latvala, Antti and Silventoinen, Karri and Kaprio, Jaakko (2022) Alcohol consumption at age 18-25 and number of children at a 33-year follow-up: Individual and within-pair analyses of Finnish twins. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research , 46 , (8) , pp. 1552-1564.

Davey, Claire (2021) Online sobriety communities for women's problematic alcohol use: a mini review of existing qualitative and quantitative research. Frontiers in Global Women's Health , 2 , p. 773921.

John, Ulrich and Rumpf, Hans-Juergen and Hanke, Monika and Meyer, Christian (2021) Alcohol abstinence and mortality in a general population sample of adults in Germany: a cohort study. PLoS Medicine , 18 , (11) , e1003819.

Henssler, Jonathan and Müller, Martin and Carreira, Helena and Bschor, Tom and Heinz, Andreas and Baethge, Christopher (2021) Controlled drinking-non-abstinent versus abstinent treatment goals in alcohol use disorder: a systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression. Addiction , 116 , (8) , pp. 1973-1987.

Keenan, Ciara and Miller, Sarah and Hanratty, Jennifer and Pigott, Teri and Hamilton, Jayne and Coughlan, Christopher and Mackie, Peter and Fitzpatrick, Suzanne and Cowman, John (2021) Accommodation-based interventions for individuals experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness. Campbell Systematic Reviews , 17 , (2) , e1165.

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2021) ‘Dangerous data’: drinking after dependence. Drug and Alcohol Findings Hot Topic .

Palmer, Amanda M and Sutton, Steven K and Correa, John B and Simmons, Vani N and Brandon, Thomas H (2021) Abstinence-related motivational engagement for smoking cessation: longitudinal patterns and predictive validity. PLoS ONE , 16 , (3) .

Rosic, Tea and Naji, Leen and Panesar, Balpreet and Chai, Darren B and Sanger, Nitika and Dennis, Brittany B and Marsh, David C and Rieb, Launette and Worster, Andrew and Thabane, Lehana and Samaan, Zainab (2021) Are patients' goals in treatment associated with expected treatment outcomes? Findings from a mixed-methods study on outpatient pharmacological treatment for opioid use disorder. BMJ Open , 11 , (1) , e044017.

Alonso-Caraballo, Yanaira and Guha, Suman K and Chartoff, Elena H (2021) The neurobiology of abstinence-induced reward-seeking in males and females. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior , 200 .

von Greiff, Ninive and Skogens, Lisa (2021) Recovery and identity: a five-year follow-up of persons treated in 12-step-related programs. Drugs: Education Prevention and Policy , 28 , (5) , pp. 465-474.

Bernardo, Sónia and Crespo, Ricardo and Saraiva, Sofia and Barata, Rui and Gonçalves, Sara and Nogueira, Paulo and Cortez-Pinto, Helena and Machado, Mariana Verdelho (2021) Outcomes of excessive alcohol drinkers without baseline evidence of chronic liver disease after 15 years follow-up: Heavy burden of cancer and liver disease mortality. PLoS ONE , 16 , (5) .

Solli, Kristin Klemmetsby and Opheim, Arild and Latif, Zill-E-Huma and Krajci, Peter and Benth, Jūratė Šaltytė and Kunoe, Nikolaj and Tanum, Lars (2021) Adapting treatment length to opioid-dependent individuals' needs and preferences: A 2-year follow-up to a 1-year study of extended-release naltrexone. Addiction , 116 , (8) , pp. 2084-2093.

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2020) Essays on alcohol-related harm and interventions. Drug and Alcohol Findings Hot Topic .

de Visser, Richard O and Piper, Richard (2020) Short- and longer-term benefits of temporary alcohol abstinence during 'dry january' are not also observed among adult drinkers in the general population: prospective cohort study. Alcohol and Alcoholism , 55 , (4) .

Graham, Amanda L and Jacobs, Megan A and Amato, Michael S and Cha, Sarah and Bottcher, Mia M and Papandonatos, George D (2020) Effectiveness of a quit vaping text message program in promoting abstinence among young adult e-cigarette users: protocol for a randomized controlled trial. JMIR Research Protocols , 9 , (5) , e18327.

Kelly, John F and Humphreys, Keith and Ferri, Marica (2020) Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12‐step programs for alcohol use disorder. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews , (3) .

Sawer, Francesca and Davis, Paul and Gleeson, Kate (2020) Is shame a barrier to sobriety? A narrative analysis of those in recovery. Drugs: Education Prevention and Policy , 27 , (1) .

Mayhugh, Rhiannon E and Rejeski, W Jack and Petrie, Meredith R and Laurienti, Paul J and Gauvin, Lise (2018) Differing patterns of stress and craving across the day in moderate-heavy alcohol consumers during their typical drinking routine and an imposed period of alcohol abstinence. PLoS ONE , 13 , (4) .

Vieno, Alessio and Altoè, Gianmarco and Kuntsche, Emmanuel and Elgar, Frank J (2018) Do public expenditures on health and families relate to alcohol abstaining in adolescents? Multilevel study of adolescents in 24 countries. Drug and Alcohol Review , 37 Suppl 1 , S120-S128.

Lloyd, Belinda and Zahnow, Renee and Barratt, Monica J and Best, David and Lubman, Dan I and Ferris, Jason (2017) Exploring mortality among drug treatment clients: the relationship between treatment type and mortality. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment , 82 , pp. 22-28.

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2017) Does AA really help drinkers stop? Drug and Alcohol Findings Research Analysis , (28 March 2017) .

Beck, Alison K and Forbes, Erin and Baker, Amanda L and Kelly, Peter J and Deane, Frank P and Shakeshaft, Anthony and Hunt, David and Kelly, John F (2017) Systematic review of SMART Recovery: outcomes, process variables, and implications for research. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors , 31 , (1) , pp. 1-20.

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2017) Should dependent drinkers always try for abstinence? Drug and Alcohol Findings Hot Topic , (January–March 2017) .

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2016) Prizes for abstinence [contingency management] work ... at first. Drug and Alcohol Findings Research Analysis , (16 May 2016) .

Cayley, William (2015) Clinical question: Can acamprosate (with or without naltrexone) support continued abstinence after detoxification in alcohol‐dependent people? Cochrane Clinical Answers .

Regan, Daniel and Morrison, Todd G (2013) Adolescents' negative attitudes towards non-drinkers: a novel predictor of risky drinking. Journal of Health Psychology , 18 , (11) , pp. 1465-1477.

Farren, Conor Kevin and Snee, L and Daly, Pamela and McElroy, Sharon (2013) Prognostic factors of 2-year outcomes of patients with comorbid bipolar disorder or depression with alcohol dependence: importance of early abstinence. Alcohol and Alcoholism , 48 , (1) , pp. 93-98.

Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2012) Effectiveness Bank Bulletin. [Transitioning from detox to long-term treatment]. Effectiveness Bank Bulletin , 19 Jan .

Ducray, Kevin and Darker, Catherine D and Smyth, Bobby P (2012) Situational and psycho-social factors associated with relapse following residential detoxification in a population of Irish opioid dependent patients. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 29 , (2) , pp. 72-79.

Connolly, Colm G and Fox, John and Nierenberg, Jay and Shpaner, Marina and Garavan, Hugh (2012) The neurobiology of cognitive control in successful cocaine abstinence. Drug and Alcohol Dependence , 121 , (1-2) , pp. 45-53.

Garavan, Hugh and McCabe, Ella (2011) Differences in "bottom-up" and "top-down" neural activity in current and former cigarette smokers: evidence for neural substrates which may promote nicotine abstinence through increased cognitive control. NeuroImage , 56 , (4) , pp. 2258-2275.

White, Emma and Browne, Ciaran and McKiernan, Brendan and Sweeney, Brion (2011) Keltoi rehabilitation programme: post-discharge outcome study. Drugs: Education Prevention and Policy , 18 , (5) , pp. 353-360.

Fagan, Dermot and Butler, Shane (2011) ‘What are we about?’ An organizational study of the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association in present-day Ireland. Drugs: Education Prevention and Policy , 18 , (4) , pp. 261-269.

Comiskey, Catherine and Stapleton, Robert (2010) Treatment pathways and longitudinal outcomes for opiate users: Implications for treatment policy and planning. Drugs: Education Prevention and Policy , 17 , (6) , pp. 707-717.

Smyth, Bobby P and Barry, Joseph and Keenan, Eamon and Ducray, Kevin (2010) Lapse and relapse following inpatient treatment of opiate dependence. Irish Medical Journal , 103 , (6) , pp. 176-179.

Butler, Shane and Jordan, Tony (2007) Alcoholics Anonymous in Ireland: AA's first European experience. Addiction , 102 , (6) , pp. 879-886.

Fanagan, Sarah (2007) ROSIE Findings 3: summary of abstinence treatment outcomes. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 22, Summer 2007 , pp. 15-16.

O'Halloran, Sean (2006) Power and solidarity-building in the discourse of Alcoholics Anonymous. Journal of Groups in Addiction & Recovery , 1 , (2) , pp. 69-95.

Carlin, Tony (2005) A therapeutic response or ‘a free fix’? The Irish experience of methadone maintenance treatment. Irish Probation Journal , 2 , (1) , pp. 87-94.

O'Halloran, Sean (2005) Symmetry in interaction in meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous: the management of conflict. Discourse and Society , 16 , (4) , pp. 535-560.

Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse (2003) Assessing sobriety and successful membership of Alcoholics Anonymous. Journal of Substance Use , 8 , (1) , pp. 55-61.

Rowen, Stephen (2003) The treatment of alcohol dependence in Ireland. Studies , 92 , (367) , pp. 243-247.

O'Mahony, Paul (1990) Abstinence in treated and untreated opiate abusers: a study of a prison sample. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 7 , (2) , pp. 121-123.


Ross-Houle, Kim and Quigg, Zara and Bigland, Charlotte and Collins, Petra (2018) Student alcohol research and prevention activity: pre-intervention report. Liverpool John Moores University.

Dale-Perera, annette (2017) Recovery, reintegration, abstinence, harm reduction: the role of different goals within the drug treatment in the European context. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

Pepper, Melissa and Dawson, Paul (2016) Alcohol abstinence monitoring requirement. A process review of the proof of concept pilot. London: Mayor of London Office of Policing and Crime.

White, William L and Mojer-Torres, Lisa (2010) Recovery-orientated methadone maintenance. Chicago: Great Lakes Addiction Technology Transfer Center, the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Mental Retardation Services, and the Northeast Addiction Technology Transfer Cente.

Ward, Mark and McGee, Hannah and Morgan, Karen and Van Lente, Eric and Layte, Richard and Barry, Margaret and Watson, Dorothy and Shelley, Emer and Perry, Ivan J (2009) Slan 2007: one island - one lifestyle? Health and lifestyles in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland: comparing the population surveys of Slan 2007 and NIHSWS 2005. Dublin: Department of Health and Children.

Cox, Gemma and Comiskey, Catherine and Kelly, Paul (2007) ROSIE Findings 3: summary of 1-year outcomes: abstinence modality. Dublin: National Advisory Committee on Drugs.

Sia, Tiffany L and Dansereau, DF and Dees, Sandra M (2002) Mapping your steps: “Twelve Step” guide maps. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University. Institute of Behavioral Research.

Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Arts, Sport, Tourism, Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs debate. Alcohol policy: presentations. (29 Mar 2006)


Berridge, Virginia (2005) Temperance: its history and impact on current and future alcohol policy. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation .

Stover, Heino, ed. (2001) Overview study. An assistance to drug users in European prisons. Lisbon: EMCDDA .

Conference or Workshop Item

Rowen, Stephen (2002) Maintaining abstinence as a treatment of first resort. In: Debating Public Policies on Drugs and Alcohol, 26 September 2002, Addiction Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin.


[Irish Examiner] , O'Callaghan, Helen Dry January: how a month with no alcohol can improve your mood, sleep and prevent illness. (05 Dec 2023)

[Independent.ie] , Horan, Niamh Just 250 bars sign up to 'designated driver' offer for Christmas period. (17 Dec 2018)

[Irish Examiner] , Walsh, Geraldine No thanks, I don’t drink: Geraldine Walsh wonders why so many people struggle with her decision. (14 May 2018)

[Limerick Post] , Bourke, Simon Beyond the neon runes. (20 Apr 2018)

[Independent.ie] , O'Regan, Gerard Gerard O'Regan: Facing down demons of Ireland's boozing problem. (29 Nov 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , English, Eoin More students opt for UCC’s ‘dry’ apartments. (08 Sep 2014)

[rte.ie] New research on alcohol consumption suggests that moderate drinkers have better income levels than those who do not drink. (04 Sep 2014)

[Irish Examiner] Social media boosting pioneer numbers. (26 Aug 2014)

[Independent.ie] , Waters, John Comment: The alternative to drink is freedom from a substance that was the point of my life. (30 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Sober Ireland: What can you do in Ireland without drinking? (12 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Sober Ireland: Your experiences with not drinking. (06 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Sober Ireland: What’s it like to not drink in Ireland? (30 Jun 2014)

[Irish Independent] , Lynch, Declan Declan Lynch: Dry spells feed the addict's delusion of being in control. (06 Jan 2013)

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