Treatment process, alliance and outcome in brief versus extended treatments for marijuana dependence.

@article{Gibbons2010TreatmentPA,
  title={Treatment process, alliance and outcome in brief versus extended treatments for marijuana dependence.},
  author={Carly J Gibbons and Charla Nich and K. -D. Steinberg and Roger A. Roffman and Joanne Corvino and Thomas F. Babor and Kathleen M. Carroll},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2010},
  volume={105 10},
  pages={1799-808}
}
AIMS The Marijuana Treatment Project, a large multi-site randomized clinical trial, compared a delayed treatment control condition with a brief (two-session) and extended (nine-session) multi-component treatment among 450 marijuana-dependent participants. In this report we present treatment process data, including the fidelity of treatment delivery in the three community-based treatment settings as well as the relationships between treatment process and outcome. DESIGN Independent evaluations… CONTINUE READING