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iAssignment 2: Qualitative Journal Article ReviewYorkville UniversityPSYC 6213: Research Methodologywinter, 2021
AbstractThis assignment is a Journal Article Review (JAR) related to the Final Project topic: The effects of brief interventions on substance use outcomes. This article, Delivery of alcohol brief interventions in community-based youth work settings: Exploring feasibility and acceptability in a qualitative study, employs a thematic analysis of interviews.
1Stead, M., Parkes, T., Nicoll, A., Wilson, S., Burgess, C., Eadie, D., Fitzgerald, N., McKell, J., Reid, G., Jepson, R., McAteer, J., & Bauld, L. (2017). Delivery of alcohol brief interventions in community-based youth work settings: Exploring feasibility and acceptability in a qualitative study. BMC Public Health, 17(1), 1–13. -1Statement of ProblemThe researchers state a lack of conclusive evidence regarding the use of Alcohol Brief Interventions (ABIs) among youth. Literature Review of Alcohol Brief InterventionsThe authors borrowed their definitions for the study from Heather (1995), McCambridge,& Cunningham (2014), the theoretical modelling from Prochaska & DiClemente, (1983), and thebasis for what constitutes an ABI from Kaner et al. (2013) and Donovan et al. (2014), as cited in Stead et al., (2017). The authors also describe preceding work studying ABIs with regards to adults in Jonas, D. E. et al., (2012) and O’Donnell, A. et al., (2014) as cited in Stead et al., (2017). Research Questions Being InvestigatedResearch questions being investigated included: Are ABIs a feasible and acceptable intervention for youth who use alcohol? How should they be presented? Are there perceived benefits from the practitioners who deliver them and youth participants?MethodParticipantsThe researchers selected twelve potential projects, nine of which were found to be delivering ABIs to young people. Purposive sampling was used to select project managers, staff
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