Cognitive-behavioural therapy for substance use disorders in people with psychotic disorders: Randomised controlled trial.

@article{Baker2006CognitivebehaviouralTF,
  title={Cognitive-behavioural therapy for substance use disorders in people with psychotic disorders: Randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Amanda L Baker and Sandra Bucci and Terry J Lewin and Frances J Kay-Lambkin and Paul M Constable and Vaughan J. Carr},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2006},
  volume={188},
  pages={
          439-48
        }
}
BACKGROUND Few randomised controlled trials have been aimed specifically at substance use reduction among people with psychotic disorders. AIMS To investigate whether a 10-session intervention consisting of motivational interviewing and cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) was more efficacious than routine treatment in reducing substance use and improving symptomatology and general functioning. METHOD A community sample of people with a psychotic disorder and who reported hazardous alcohol… CONTINUE READING