publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Participation with online recovery specific groups - findings from the UK Life in Recovery survey 2015

Graham, Simon; Irving, Jamie; Cano, Ivan; Edwards, Michael;
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  • Published: 31 Jul 2018 Journal: Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, volume 36, pages 459-481 (issn: 0734-7324, eissn: 1544-4538, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: United Kingdom
As the concept of recovery has expanded, and become embedded in drug and alcohol policy, so too has the proliferation of online recovery support. This article explores data from the UK Life in Recovery survey, focusing on online recovery methods categorized as online groups, websites, and smartphone applications. Although 301 people (39.30%) reported involvement with at least one online recovery method, chi-squared tests reveal significant associations between people in stable recovery (5 years or more) and the use of recovery applications (Cramer’s V = .114), as well as between people in full-time employment and the use of online recovery websites or recovery a...
free text keywords: Applied psychology, Clinical psychology, Social network, business.industry, business, Knowledge base, Alcohol policy, Psychology
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