What Psychologists Can Learn From Addiction Treatment Research

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Much has been learned from the extensive evaluation literature on substance abusers treated in the main federally funded treatment modalities, which have implications for psychology in general. This article highlights the main findings in and conclusions from addiction treatment outcome studies. Emerging paradigms based on perspectives on recovery are discussed in relation to issues of self-selection, client–treatment matching, and relapse.

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