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Spiritueel welzijn en herstel van alcoholverslaving

Spiritual well-being and recovery from alcohol addiction

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Een van de pijlers van het twaalfstappenprogramma is spiritueel welzijn. Van de 259 cliënten in een twaalfstappenbehandeling voor alcoholverslaving vulden 61 cliënten viermaal een lijst in over spiritueel welzijn (SWBS): bij start van de behandeling, na de klinische opname, na drie maanden en bij het einde van de behandeling na dertien maanden. Na een aanvankelijke kleine maar significante vermindering van spiritueel welzijn gedurende de klinische opname, en een trend in herstel tijdens de nazorg, bleek er over de gehele behandeling geen verandering in spiritueel welzijn en geen verband tussen spiritueel welzijn en relapse. Mogelijk speelt in de Nederlandse context spiritueel welzijn geen prominente rol.


One of the pillars of the 12-step treatment is spiritual well-being. Of 259 clients in a 12-step treatment for alcohol addiction, 61 clients completed a questionnaire on spiritual wellbeing (SWBS) at the start of treatment, after clinical treatment, after three months, and at the end of treatment after 13 months. After an initial slight but significant reduction of spiritual well-being during clinical treatment, and a trend in recovery of spiritual well-being during follow-up, there appeared no change in spiritual well-being throughout the entire treatment and there was no correlation between spiritual well-being and relapse. Possibly in the Dutch context spiritual well-being plays no prominent role.

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van Zuidam, Y., Meerkerk, G. Spiritueel welzijn en herstel van alcoholverslaving. Verslaving 13, 14–25 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12501-017-0101-6

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