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By Stephen T. Higgins PhD, Kenneth Silverman PhD, Sarah H. Heil PhD, Joseph V. Brady PhD

Well timed and authoritative, this quantity brings jointly major scientific researchers to explain modern purposes of contingency administration ideas throughout quite a lot of substance use issues and sufferer populations. Contingency administration makes use of a method of incentives and disincentives to encourage sufferers to fulfill their therapy objectives, and has been applied effectively in group remedy clinics, drug courts, and different settings. that includes illustrative case fabric, the ebook provides a cogent empirical purpose and useful options for focusing on significant medicinal drugs of abuse and dealing with particular populations, together with teens, pregnant ladies, and dually clinically determined and homeless participants. additionally addressed are the nuts and bolts of constructing and investment contingency administration courses. (20100401)

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2007). Copyright 2007 by Blackwell Publishing. Reprinted by permission. VBRT with Special Populations The use of VBRT to treat cocaine and other substance use disorders among special populations is an important area within the development of the VBRT. Detailed reviews of the use of VBRT to treat substance use disorders among the homeless, pregnant women, those with serious mental illness, and adolescents can be found in Chapters 9–12 (this volume). , 2002; see Heil, Yoon, & Higgins, Chapter 10, Donlin, Knealing, & Silverman, Chapter 17, this volume, for more details).

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