Social Correlates of In-Treatment “Success”: An Analysis of Linked Client Admission/Discharge Records

  • Thomas Vale Rush


This paper focuses on social correlates associated with success at the time of discharge from treatment. The population studied was composed of alcohol and drug abuse clients who were receiving substance abuse treatment in publicly supported facilities within a large Eastern state. Using three different criteria of success and controlling for important variables, it assesses the relative importance of several demographic characteristics in predicting treatment success.


Standard Regression Coefficient Legal Pressure Therapeutic Community Explanatory Ability Productivity Criterion 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Vale Rush
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  1. 1.Social Security AdministrationBaltimoreUSA

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