Get Legitimate: Achievements Promote Recovery from Addiction via Non-Addict Identity

@inproceedings{Crutchfield2018GetLA,
  title={Get Legitimate: Achievements Promote Recovery from Addiction via Non-Addict Identity},
  author={Daniel Alan Crutchfield},
  year={2018}
}
Despite decades of research, over 400 million people around the globe suffer from substance abuse and only 10% to 43% maintain abstinence after treatment. Social support, spirituality, self-regulation, and locus of control have all been examined for their efficacy and relationship with successful abstinence outcomes. Conceptually, educational/vocational achievement is believed to contribute to reforming an identity divorced from the previous lifestyle of active addiction. Educational and… CONTINUE READING

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Building non-addict identity: Educational/Vocational achievement linked to recovery from addiction

D. A. Crutchfield, D. G. Guess
  • Poster accepted to the annual APA Convention,
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