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Brief interventions for alcohol problems: a meta-analytic review of controlled investigations in treatment-seeking and non-treatment-seeking populations.
Brief interventions for alcohol use disorders have been the focus of considerable research. In this meta-analytic review, we considered studies comparing brief interventions with either control orExpand
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Contingency management for treatment of substance use disorders: a meta-analysis.
AIMS To examine the effectiveness of contingency management (CM) techniques in treating substance use disorders (i.e. illicit drugs, alcohol, tobacco). DESIGN Meta-analysis was used to determineExpand
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Twelve-step and cognitive--behavioral treatment for substance abuse: a comparison of treatment effectiveness.
The comparative effectiveness of 12-step and cognitive-behavioral (C-B) models of substance abuse treatment was examined among 3,018 patients from 15 programs at U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsExpand
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Meta-analysis of naltrexone and acamprosate for treating alcohol use disorders: when are these medications most helpful?
AIMS Although debates over the efficacy of oral naltrexone and acamprosate in treating alcohol use disorders tend to focus on their global efficacy relative to placebo or their efficacy relative toExpand
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Six- and ten-item indexes of psychological distress based on the Symptom Checklist-90.
Clinicians, provider organizations, and researchers need simple and valid measures to monitor mental health treatment outcomes. This article describes development of 6- and 10-item indexes ofExpand
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The effectiveness of inpatient and outpatient treatment for alcohol abuse: the need to focus on mediators and moderators of setting effects.
Previous reviews have concluded that there was no evidence for the superiority of inpatient over outpatient treatment of alcohol abuse, although particular types of patients might be more effectivelyExpand
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Sixand Ten-Item Indexes of Psychological Distress Based on the Symptom Checist-90
Clinicians, provider organizations, and researchers need simple and valid measures to monitor mental health treatment outcomes. This article describes development of 6and 10-item indexes ofExpand
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Entering treatment for alcohol abuse: a stress and coping model.
This study used a stress and coping model to examine the process of entering treatment among 515 problem drinkers without prior formal treatment for alcohol abuse who were recruited at alcoholismExpand
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A comparative evaluation of substance abuse treatment: V. Substance abuse treatment can enhance the effectiveness of self-help groups.
Affiliation with Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and other 12-Step self-help groups is becoming more common at the same time as professional substance abuse treatment services are becoming less availableExpand
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Substance use disorder patients who are mandated to treatment: characteristics, treatment process, and 1- and 5-year outcomes.
A substantial number of patients with substance use disorders (SUDs) are mandated to treatment by the justice system. However, little is known about their characteristics and how they fare duringExpand
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