Individual cognitive-behavioral therapy and behavioral couples therapy in alcohol use disorder: a comparative evaluation in community-based addiction treatment centers.

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BACKGROUND Alcohol abuse serves as a chronic stressor between partners and has a deleterious effect on relationship functioning. Behavioral Couples Therapy (BCT) for alcohol dependence, studied as an adjunct to individual outpatient counseling, has shown to be effective in decreasing alcohol consumption and enhancing marital functioning, but no study has… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000140087

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@article{Vedel2008IndividualCT, title={Individual cognitive-behavioral therapy and behavioral couples therapy in alcohol use disorder: a comparative evaluation in community-based addiction treatment centers.}, author={Ellen Vedel and Paul M. G. Emmelkamp and Gerard M. Schippers}, journal={Psychotherapy and psychosomatics}, year={2008}, volume={77 5}, pages={280-8} }