The long-term goal of the research plan is to develop an effective web- based early intervention strategy to mitigate high-risk drinking and PTSD in female survivors of sexual assault (SA), given that SA is a particularly common and deleterious form of trauma in this population that is commonly associated with co-occurring drinking problems and PTSD. The intervention will adapt existing evidence-based practices in a manner consistent with theory and research to target these outcomes by increasing social support and mitigating the harm of negative social reactions (e.g., victim blame).
September 1, 2019 — August 31, 2022
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Adults, Young Adults
Alcohol use disorders/misuse, PTSD