The Effectiveness of Two Therapeutic Techniques in the Treatment of Drug Abuse Patients
Previous studies (Gorsuch, Butler and Sells, 1975) of drug abuse treatment programs have shown that methadone maintenance programs are the most effective of all outpatient programs, and, of the former, change-oriented approaches in contrast to adaptive approaches are better, if only slightly so.
KeywordsTherapeutic Technique Outpatient Program Drug Abuse Treatment Program Psychological Type Methadone Maintenance Program
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