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Evidence-Based Psychosocial Treatments for Adolescent Substance Abuse
  • H. Waldron, C. Turner
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of clinical child and adolescent…
  • 3 March 2008
This review synthesized findings from 17 studies since 1998 regarding evaluation of outpatient treatments for adolescent substance abuse. These studies represented systematic design advances inExpand
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Treatment outcomes for adolescent substance abuse at 4- and 7-month assessments.
This randomized clinical trial evaluated individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy, combined individual and family therapy, and a group intervention for 114 substance-abusingExpand
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Functional family therapy for adolescent behavior problems.
Adolescents with disruptive behaviour problems represent one of the most difficult and recalcitrant treatment populations. These youth and their parents often enter treatment unwilling or unable toExpand
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Treatment outcomes for adolescent substance abuse at 4- and 7-month assessments.
This randomized clinical trial evaluated individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family therapy, combined individual and family therapy, and a group intervention for 114 substance-abusingExpand
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On the learning curve: the emerging evidence supporting cognitive-behavioral therapies for adolescent substance abuse.
AIMS Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) approaches to intervention for adolescent substance use disorders has been limited and formal controlled clinical efficacy trials have been rare. Moreover, theExpand
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Cost-effectiveness analysis of four interventions for adolescents with a substance use disorder.
Alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use among adolescents in the United States continues to be a serious public health challenge. A variety of outpatient treatments for adolescent substance useExpand
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Ethnic matching and treatment outcome with Hispanic and Anglo substance-abusing adolescents in family therapy.
This study examined treatment outcomes of 86 highly acculturated Hispanic and Anglo substance-abusing adolescents in functional family therapy, testing the hypothesis that ethnic matching ofExpand
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Cross-validation of the alcohol and cannabis use measures in the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs (GAIN) and Timeline Followback (TLFB; Form 90) among adolescents in substance abuse treatment.
AIMS To examine the comparability, reliability and predictive validity of two instruments used to assess alcohol use and dependence: the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs (GAIN) and the Form 90Expand
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Adolescent Substance Abuse and Family Therapy Outcome
Family therapy as a treatment for substance abuse was embraced in community mental health agencies and other clinical settings in the 1970s and came to be viewed as a viable treatment alternative forExpand
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Engaging resistant adolescents in drug abuse treatment.
In the first phase of a two-part treatment development study, families with a treatment-resistant drug-abusing adolescent (n = 42) were offered 12 sessions of Community Reinforcement and FamilyExpand
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