Multidimensional Family Therapy : A Science-Based Treatment System

  title={Multidimensional Family Therapy : A Science-Based Treatment System},
  author={Howard A. Liddle},
MDFT is a family-based intervention for adolescent substance abuse and associated mental health and behavioural problems (Liddle, 2010). Integrative in several ways, MDFT uses an ecological or contextual conceptual framework to understand the developmental tasks of teens and their families. Research-derived knowledge about risk and protective factors, and proximal causes, correlates and contributors to adolescent drug and related problems inform clinical thinking and interventions with every… CONTINUE READING

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Multidimensional family therapy for adolescent substance abuse: Results of a randomized clinical trial

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