Motivational intervention: an individual counselling vs a group treatment approach for alcohol-dependent in-patients.

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AIMS The present study aimed to evaluate whether individual counselling for alcohol-dependent patients in three sessions is as effective as a 2-week group treatment programme as part of an in-patient stay in a psychiatric hospital which was to foster motivation to seek further help and to strengthen the motivation to stay sober. Of particular importance was… (More)

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@article{John2003MotivationalIA, title={Motivational intervention: an individual counselling vs a group treatment approach for alcohol-dependent in-patients.}, author={U. John and Clemens Veltrup and Martin Driessen and Thomas Wetterling and Horst Dilling}, journal={Alcohol and alcoholism}, year={2003}, volume={38 3}, pages={263-9} }