Therapeutic communities for substance related disorder.

@article{Smith2006TherapeuticCF,
  title={Therapeutic communities for substance related disorder.},
  author={Lesley A Smith and Simon Gates and David R Foxcroft},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2006},
  volume={1},
  pages={CD005338}
}
BACKGROUND Therapeutic communities (TCs) are a popular treatment for the rehabilitation of drug users in the USA and Europe. OBJECTIVES To determine the effectiveness of TC versus other treatments for substance dependents, and to investigate whether effectiveness is modified by client or treatment characteristics. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched: Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (The Cochrane Library Issue 2, 2005); MEDLINE, EMBASE, Psycinfo, CINAHL, SIGLE from their inception to… CONTINUE READING

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