The relationship of Axis II personality disorders to other known predictors of addiction treatment outcome.

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This study evaluated the prevalence of Axis II disorders in substance abuse patients and the relationship between Axis II psychopathology and two other known predictors of adverse addiction treatment outcomes, i.e., Axis I psychiatric comorbidity and illegal drug use, specifically cocaine. 232 patients with cocaine and/or alcohol dependence were admitted to… (More)

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@article{Pettinati1999TheRO, title={The relationship of Axis II personality disorders to other known predictors of addiction treatment outcome.}, author={Helen M. Pettinati and John D. Pierce and Peter Belden and Kathleen Meyers}, journal={The American journal on addictions}, year={1999}, volume={8 2}, pages={136-47} }