Psychologic treatment of substance abuse

John Grabowski, Joy M. Schmitz

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review

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Psychologic approaches continue to represent the mainstay of treatment for most types of substance abuse problems. As evident in this review of empiric studies published in the past 12 months, the most effective treatments include approaches based on behavioral and cognitive-behavioral theoretical models. Client-to-treatment matching hypotheses have received mixed support. The influence of treatment delivery variables is covered in this review.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)289-293
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Psychiatry
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1998


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