26. Psychosocial Interventions for Cocaine and Psychostimulant Amphetamine Related Disorders1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch26

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) Psychosocial Interventions for Cocaine and Psychostimulant Amphetamine Related Disorders1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch26

Author Information

  1. 1

    Regional Health Authority of Umbria, Perugia, Italy

  2. 2

    Outpatient Services – Neurology, Clinical Institutes of Specialisation, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659694

Online ISBN: 9781118454503



  • cocaine dependence;
  • psychosocial interventions for cocaine/psychostimulant related disorders;
  • psychosocial interventions, in treating psychostimulant dependence;
  • cocaine/psychostimulant amphetamines, and stereotyped/aggressive behaviours;
  • psychosocial for psychostimulant use disorders, improving compliance;
  • psychosocial interventions for psychostimulant dependence, and acceptability;
  • other outcomes, medical/legal/social/family/employment and support;
  • psychosocial intervention, and little behavioural change;
  • differences in psychiatric/substance use/reporting, inherent heterogeneity;
  • optimal dose/duration of psychosocial treatment, a needed requirement


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Reference