Predicting dropout in the first 3 months of 12-step residential drug and alcohol treatment in an Australian sample.

@article{Deane2012PredictingDI,
  title={Predicting dropout in the first 3 months of 12-step residential drug and alcohol treatment in an Australian sample.},
  author={Frank P Deane and David Wootton and Ching-I Hsu and Peter J Kelly},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs},
  year={2012},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={
          216-25
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Premature termination from treatment is a major factor associated with poorer drug and alcohol treatment outcomes. The present study investigated client-related baseline predictors of dropout at 3 months from a faith-based 12-step residential drug treatment program. METHOD Data were collected over a period of 14 months from eight residential drug and alcohol treatment programs run by The Australian Salvation Army. The final sample consisted of 618 participants, including 524 men (84… CONTINUE READING

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