TreaTing inpaTienTs WiTh Comorbid depression and alCohol Use disorders : a Comparison of aCCepTanCe and CommiTmenT Therapy VersUs TreaTmenT as UsUal

@inproceedings{Petersen2009TreaTingIW,
  title={TreaTing inpaTienTs WiTh Comorbid depression and alCohol Use disorders : a Comparison of aCCepTanCe and CommiTmenT Therapy VersUs TreaTmenT as UsUal},
  author={Connie L. Petersen and Robert D. Zettle},
  year={2009}
}
Inpatients involuntarily committed to a chemical dependency unit and exhibiting a co-occurring depressive disorder received either individual sessions of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) or treatment as usual (TAU) within the context of an ongoing 12-step program. Results indicated significant, but equivalent, reductions in levels of depression for both treatment conditions. However, participants randomly assigned to receive ACT (n = 12) required a shorter treatment phase and smaller… CONTINUE READING