Family member involvement in relapse prevention improves alcohol dependence outcomes: a prospective study at an addiction treatment facility in India.

@article{Nattala2010FamilyMI,
  title={Family member involvement in relapse prevention improves alcohol dependence outcomes: a prospective study at an addiction treatment facility in India.},
  author={Prasanthi Nattala and Kit Sang Leung and Nagarajaiah and Pratima Murthy},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs},
  year={2010},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={581-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to test if outcomes would be different when family members of alcohol-dependent individuals were included in intervention and to examine the factors associated with relapse during a 6-month follow-up period. METHOD Ninety male participants admitted for 3 weeks at an inpatient facility in India were randomly assigned to individual relapse prevention (IRP), dyadic relapse prevention (DRP), and treatment as usual (TAU), with 30 participants in each group. In… CONTINUE READING