Psychosocial treatments for people with co-occurring severe mental illness and substance misuse: systematic review.

@article{Cleary2009PsychosocialTF,
  title={Psychosocial treatments for people with co-occurring severe mental illness and substance misuse: systematic review.},
  author={Michelle Cleary and Glenn E. Hunt and Sandra L. Matheson and Garry Walter},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={238-58}
}
AIM This study is a report of a systematic review to assess current evidence for the efficacy of psychosocial interventions for reducing substance use, as well as improving mental state and encouraging treatment retention, among people with dual diagnosis. BACKGROUND Substance misuse by people with a severe mental illness is common and of concern because of its many adverse consequences and lack of evidence for effective psychosocial interventions. DATA SOURCES Several electronic databases… CONTINUE READING