Brief-TSF Treatment Setting Brief-TSF can be used with both individuals who have never sought treatment and those who had previous treatment and aftercare clients. The model is flexible enough to accommodate all of these client groups. However, since Brief-TSF relies heavily on client involvement in community-based 12 step fellowship and meetings, it would be less …∞
TSF TARGET POPULATIONS Clients Best Suited for This Counseling Approach TSF has been utilized in controlled outcome studies with alcohol abusers and alcoholics and with persons who have concurrent alcohol-cocaine abuse and dependency. It has been used with clients of diverse socioeconomic, educational, and cultural backgrounds and a range of maladjustment. Clients Poorly Suited for …∞
Treatment response of bipolar and unipolar alcoholics to an inpatient dual diagnosis program BACKGROUND: Depressed and bipolar alcoholics represent a significant affective subgroup that has a poorer prognosis than either diagnosis alone. To date few systematic treatment programs have been developed to treat dual diagnosis. METHODS: An inpatient treatment program was developed at St Patrick’s …∞
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Patient-Provider E-mail Communication as an Adjunctive Tool in Addiction Medicine Frequent electronic mail communication between patients and their addiction specialist can be utilized as an adjunct in the treatment of alcohol or substance dependency. Selected patients benefit from mandatory daily electronic mail communications with their provider through enhanced accountability, frequent self-assessment, deterrents to isolation, and …∞
Research Summary; Women and men appear to have different genetic and environmental risk factors for alcoholism, Reuters reported Jan. 24/2006. A quartet of new family studies on alcoholism show, for example, that while both sexes are more likely to develop alcoholism if they have a history of aggressive behavior in childhood, women who experienced severe …∞
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Antidepressant Induced Mania (ADM) Among People with Co-Occurring substance use Disorders
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Correlation between addictive behaviors and mental health in university students Aims: The present study aims to clarify the relationships of addictive behaviors and addiction overlap to stress, acceptance from others and purpose in life. Methods: A survey was conducted on 691 students at eight universities. The Eating Attitude Test-20 was used to identify students …∞
A NATURALISTIC COMPARISON OF OUTCOMES AT SOCIAL AND CLINICAL MODEL SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT PROGRAMS. Since the 1970s, much of the public treatment system in California has been based on a social model orientation to recovery for alcoholics, but there has been minimal research on program outcomes. This article reports on follow-up interviews conducted with a …∞
Changes in self-efficacy and Twelve Step Affiliation were associated with improvement in substance use outcomes at the end of treatment.
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Alcohol abuse also seems to reduce both sensitivity to interferon and adherence to treatment.
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