Spirituality and Confidence to Resist Substance Use Among Celebrate Recovery Participants

  title={Spirituality and Confidence to Resist Substance Use Among Celebrate Recovery Participants},
  author={Anthony E. Brown and J. Scott Tonigan and V. N. Pavlik and Thomas R. Kosten and Robert J. Volk},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
Since self-efficacy is a positive predictor of substance use treatment outcome, we investigated whether it is associated with spirituality within a religious 12-step program. This was a cross-sectional survey (N = 91) of 10 different Celebrate Recovery sites held at community churches. The mean spirituality score for those with high confidence was significantly greater than those with low confidence. Spirituality associated with greater confidence to resist substance use (OR = 1.09, 95% CI 1.02… 

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