Motivational enhancement therapy for African American substance users: a randomized clinical trial.

@article{Montgomery2011MotivationalET,
  title={Motivational enhancement therapy for African American substance users: a randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Latrice Montgomery and Ann Kathleen Burlew and Andrzej S. Kosinski and Alyssa A. Forcehimes},
  journal={Cultural diversity & ethnic minority psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={357-65}
}
Limited empirical evidence concerning the efficacy of substance abuse treatments among African Americans reduces opportunities to evaluate and improve program efficacy. The current study, conducted as a secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial conducted by the Clinical Trials Network of the National Institute of Drug Abuse, addressed this knowledge gap by examining the efficacy of motivational enhancement therapy (MET) compared with counseling as usual (CAU) among 194 African American… CONTINUE READING