The effectiveness of self-administered treatments: a practice-friendly review of the research.

@article{Mains2003TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of self-administered treatments: a practice-friendly review of the research.},
  author={Jennifer A Mains and Forrest R Scogin},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={237-46}
}
Self-administered treatments are a cost-effective way to treat a broad spectrum of people. This article focuses on the existing research of self-administered treatments and their effectiveness when integrated with ongoing practice or when implemented alone. Evidence for their effectiveness is mixed; self-help has been proven successful in the treatment of depression, mild alcohol abuse, and anxiety disorders. It has proven less successful for smoking cessation and moderate to severe alcohol… CONTINUE READING

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