Drug court treatment for methamphetamine dependence: treatment response and posttreatment outcomes.

@article{MarinelliCasey2008DrugCT,
  title={Drug court treatment for methamphetamine dependence: treatment response and posttreatment outcomes.},
  author={Patricia Marinelli-Casey and Rachel Gonzales and Maureen P. Hillhouse and Alfonso Ang and Joan E Zweben and Judith Levy Cohen and Peggy Fulton Hora and Richard A Rawson},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse treatment},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={242-8}
}
Relatively little is known about the impact of drug court treatment programs for methamphetamine (MA) dependence. This article examines treatment performance among a subsample of 287 MA-dependent adults who participated in the Methamphetamine Treatment Project from 1999 to 2001. To gain a preliminary indication of MA users' response to drug court intervention, we compared a group of 57 MA-dependent participants treated in outpatient treatment within the context of a drug court to a group of… CONTINUE READING