Cue reactivity and its relation to craving and relapse in alcohol dependence: a combined laboratory and field study

@inproceedings{Witteman2015CueRA,
  title={Cue reactivity and its relation to craving and relapse in alcohol dependence: a combined laboratory and field study},
  author={Jurriaan Witteman and Hans Post and Mika P. Tarvainen and Avalon de Bruijn and Elizabeth De Sousa Fernandes Perna and Johannes Gerardus Ramaekers and Reinout W. Wiers},
  booktitle={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2015}
}
The present study investigated the nature of physiological cue reactivity and craving in response to alcohol cues among alcohol-dependent patients (N = 80) who were enrolled in detoxification treatment. Further, the predictive value with regard to future drinking of both the magnitude of the physiological and craving response to alcohol cues while in treatment and the degree of alcohol-cue exposure in patients’ natural environment was assessed. Physiological reactivity and craving in response… CONTINUE READING