Psychopathology and substance abuse as predictors of program completion in a therapeutic community for drug abusers: a prospective study.

@article{Ravndal1991PsychopathologyAS,
  title={Psychopathology and substance abuse as predictors of program completion in a therapeutic community for drug abusers: a prospective study.},
  author={Edle Ravndal and Per J\orgen Wiggen Vaglum},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1991},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={217-22}
}
A total of 144 substance abusers entering consecutively a hierarchical therapeutic community, Phoenix House, Oslo, were followed prospectively 18 months through the entire program. Thirty percent completed the 1-year inpatient phase and 20% completed the total program. Using a structured interview and 3 self-report instruments, the Millon Clinical… CONTINUE READING