Chapter 6. Psychosocial Treatment for Drug Dependence

  1. Prof. Dr. Mats Berglund2,
  2. Dr. Sten Thelander Project Manager3 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Egon Jonsson Executive Director3
  1. Mats Fridell

Published Online: 15 APR 2004

DOI: 10.1002/3527601465.ch6

Treating Alcohol and Drug Abuse: An Evidence Based Review

Treating Alcohol and Drug Abuse: An Evidence Based Review

How to Cite

Fridell, M. (2003) Psychosocial Treatment for Drug Dependence, in Treating Alcohol and Drug Abuse: An Evidence Based Review (eds M. Berglund, S. Thelander and E. Jonsson), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527601465.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University Hospital MAS, Alcohol and Drug Clinic, S-20502 Malmö, Sweden

  2. 3

    SBU, Box 5650, S-11486 Stockholm, Sweden

Author Information

  1. Lund, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2004
  2. Published Print: 26 SEP 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527306824

Online ISBN: 9783527601462

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Keywords:

  • psychosocial treatment;
  • drug dependence;
  • psychosocial methods;
  • supportive treatment;
  • psychotherapy;
  • opiate dependence;
  • cocaine dependence;
  • antidepressants;
  • cognitive therapy;
  • cannabis dependence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Psychosocial Methods – a Review

    • Supportive Treatment Methods

    • Re-educative Methods

    • More Extensive Psychotherapy

    • Reconstructive Therapy

  • Research Considerations

    • Observational Studies

    • Questions

    • Theoretical Approach

  • Methods

    • Search Strategies

    • Representativity

    • Publication Bias

    • Quality Rating

    • Classifying and Synthesizing the Material

    • Data Analysis

  • Results

    • Meta-analysis of Treatment for Opiate Dependence

    • Meta-analysis of Interventions in Cocaine Dependence

    • Limitations in Interpreting the Results of Meta-analyses

    • Randomized Studies of Institutional Treatment

    • Structure-enhancing Interventions

    • Before-and-After Changes in Treatment

    • Effects on Factors other than Abuse