Relationship between time spent in treatment and client outcomes from therapeutic communities.

@article{Condelli1994RelationshipBT,
  title={Relationship between time spent in treatment and client outcomes from therapeutic communities.},
  author={W S Condelli and R. N. L. B. Hubbard},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse treatment},
  year={1994},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={25-33}
}
Research found that therapeutic communities and other types of residential programs are effective in reducing drug use, unemployment, and criminal behavior and that length of time spent in treatment is an important predictor of client outcomes from programs. Studies vary considerably, however, in terms of the amount of time they found clients need to stay in treatment to produce those outcomes. Data collected for the Treatment Outcome Prospective Study (TOPS) were analyzed to explore the… CONTINUE READING

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