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CONTRAST TO OTHER COUNSELING APPROACHES Most Similar Counseling Approaches TSF has its roots in the Minnesota Model first described by Daniel J. Anderson and as implemented in most AA-oriented treatment programs (e.g.,the Hazelden Foundation, the Betty Ford Foundation, the Sierra Tuscan Center, and others). These models assume addiction can be arrested but not cured, ascribe …∞
Brief-TSF Theoretical Rationale/Mechanism of Action The theoretical rationale is based in the 12 steps and 12 traditions of AA and includes the need to accept that willpower alone is not sufficient to achieve sustained sobriety, that self-centredness must be replaced by surrender to the group process/conscience, and that long-term recovery consists of a process of …∞
12-Step Involvement Increases Sobriety and Reduces Costs BACKGROUND: Accumulating evidence indicates that addiction and psychiatric treatment programs that actively promote self-help group involvement can reduce their patients’ health care costs in the first year after treatment, but such initially impressive effects may wane over time. This paper examines whether the positive clinical outcomes and reduced …∞
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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This study analyzed the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) participation of 55 patients during the 3 months after their discharge from structured treatment, when dropout is high. Three levels of meeting attendance were discerned: low, mid-level, and â€œ90 meetings in 90 days.â€ Of greatest interest, the mid-level group showed mixed interest in AA practices despite substantial meeting …∞
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Under diagnosis of alcohol misuse in the older adult population Alcohol abuse in older adults is common, yet it is often under detected and misdiagnosed, and as a result associated with considerable morbidity. There is growing concern that as the population ages, there will be a substantial increase in the number of older adults …∞
That Facilitate 12-Step
patients’; involvement with
organizations, such as
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
and Narcotics Anonymous
(NA), is often a goal of
interventions have been
found to be more effective
treatments in increasing
patients’; 12-step group
involvement and in
Recent Evaluations of TSF
Interventions One large
study, known as Project
MATCH, compared a TSF
intervention with cognitive-
behavioral (CB) therapy
(MET) among 1,726
patients (76 percent male)
diagnosed with either
alcohol abuse or
dependence, including 774
inpatients who were
aftercare and 952 patients
receiving outpatient care
as their primary treatment
Efficacy of extended-release naltrexone in alcohol-dependent patients who are abstinent before treatment. Extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX) is a once-a-month injectable formulation that is Food and Drug Administration-approved for the treatment of alcohol dependence in patients able to abstain from alcohol before treatment initiation. This paper presents the results of an analysis of efficacy data from …∞
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