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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 quite a lot of substance use problems and sufferer populations. Contingency administration makes use of a process of incentives and disincentives to inspire sufferers to satisfy their therapy pursuits, and has been carried out effectively in neighborhood remedy clinics, drug courts, and different settings. that includes illustrative case fabric, the e-book provides a cogent empirical purpose and useful options for concentrating on significant medicinal drugs of abuse and dealing with particular populations, together with teens, pregnant girls, 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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Developing efficacious interventions for cocaine dependence has been a daunting challenge. VBRT is one intervention that has demonstrated reliable efficacy in rigorous randomized clinical trials conducted over a 15year period. VBRT is efficacious as a stand-alone intervention, but combining it with an intensive counseling intervention such as CRA also addresses many of the serious co-occurring substance use and other problems that are common among the cocaine-dependent population that otherwise go untreated.

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