Couples- versus individual-based therapy for alcohol and drug abuse: effects on children's psychosocial functioning.

@article{Kelley2002CouplesVI,
  title={Couples- versus individual-based therapy for alcohol and drug abuse: effects on children's psychosocial functioning.},
  author={Michelle L. Kelley and William Fals-Stewart},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={70 2},
  pages={417-27}
}
The study compared the effect of couples-based versus individual-based therapy for men who entered outpatient substance abuse treatment on the psychosocial functioning of children in their homes. Men were randomly assigned to (a) behavioral couples therapy (BCT), (b) individual-based treatment (IBT), or (c) couples-based psychoeducational attention control treatment (PACT). For both children of alcohol--(N = 71) and drug-abusing men (N = 64), parents' ratings of children's psychosocial… CONTINUE READING