Predictors of engagement in the Alcoholics Anonymous group or to psychotherapy among Brazilian alcoholics

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To ascertain factors associated with engagement of patients with alcohol dependence in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) groups and psychotherapy. About 300 hospitalized alcoholics were interviewed at hospitalization and again 3 and 6 months thereafter. Assessment included the administration of standardized instruments. Determinants of engagement in both… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00406-007-0719-1

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@article{Terra2007PredictorsOE, title={Predictors of engagement in the Alcoholics Anonymous group or to psychotherapy among Brazilian alcoholics}, author={Mauro Barbosa Terra and Helena Maria Tannhauser Barros and A{\'i}rton Tetelbom Stein and Ivan Figueira and Luciana Dias Athayde and Luiz Henrique Palermo and Let{\'i}cia Piccoli Tergolina and Joana Stela Rovani and Dartiu Xavier da Silveira}, journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience}, year={2007}, volume={257}, pages={237-244} }