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Document ID (ISN)77017
CIS number 01-1263
ISSN - Serial title 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Heirich M., Sieck C.J.
Title Worksite cardiovascular wellness programs as a route to substance abuse prevention
Bibliographic information Jan. 2000, Vol.42, No.1, p.47-56. 26 ref.
Abstract This study addresses the question whether the inclusion of alcohol abuse prevention in worksite cardiovascular wellness programmes is an effective route to the prevention of alcohol abuse. The study population included 2,000 employees, recruited through cardiovascular disease health screening, who were randomly assigned to individual outreach or class interventions. After 3 years of intervention, rescreening results showed significant reductions in cardiovascular health risks and reduced alcohol consumption. As spill-over effects from counselling produced plant-wide improvements, it was not possible to determine if counselling had a better impact than classes.
Descriptors (primary) drug dependence; safety and health training; plant safety and health organization; cardiovascular disorders
Descriptors (secondary) smoking; comparative study; information of personnel; programme evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Cardiovascular diseases
OSH training
Alcohol and drug abuse