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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 best scientific researchers to explain modern purposes of contingency administration ideas throughout a variety of substance use problems and sufferer populations. Contingency administration makes use of a method of incentives and disincentives to inspire sufferers to fulfill their remedy pursuits, and has been applied effectively in group therapy clinics, drug courts, and different settings. that includes illustrative case fabric, the publication provides a cogent empirical purpose and functional thoughts for focusing on significant medicines of abuse and dealing with particular populations, together with youth, pregnant ladies, and dually clinically determined and homeless members. additionally addressed are the nuts and bolts of constructing and investment contingency administration courses. (20100401)

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Thus, there is clear and replicable evidence from controlled studies that treatment effects of VBRT remain discernible for a sustained period of time following discontinuation of the incentive program under some conditions. , Rowan-Szal, Bartholomew, Chatham, & Simpson, 2005). When predictors of posttreatment abstinence have been examined among patients treated with VBRT + CRA, a consistent finding has been that the duration of continuous abstinence achieved during the treatment period is the best predictor (Higgins, Badger, & Budney, 2000).

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