Intensive referral to 12-Step self-help groups and 6-month substance use disorder outcomes.

  title={Intensive referral to 12-Step self-help groups and 6-month substance use disorder outcomes.},
  author={C. Timko and Anna Debenedetti and Rachel Billow},
  volume={101 5},
  • C. Timko, Anna Debenedetti, Rachel Billow
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Addiction
  • AIMS This study implemented and evaluated procedures to help clinicians make effective referrals to 12-Step self-help groups. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. Setting Out-patient substance use disorder treatment. Participants Individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs) entering a new treatment episode (n = 345) who were assigned randomly to a standard referral- or an intensive referral-to-self-help condition. MEASUREMENTS Self-reports of 12-Step group attendance and involvement and… CONTINUE READING
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