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Treating chemical dependency: the need for including the family.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8486434     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Regression analysis was used to test Family Systems Therapy as a fruitful approach in chemical dependency treatment. Results indicate that the concerned person's perceptions of family life are critical in determining whether a family completes therapy or terminates early. Using both family and individual level variables, the significance and direction of the coefficients are consistent with the Family Systems Therapy model. Results support the importance of including the family in chemical dependency treatment.
L E Enders; J M Mercier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of the addictions     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0020-773X     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Addict     Publication Date:  1993 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-06-10     Completed Date:  1993-06-10     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0123640     Medline TA:  Int J Addict     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  507-19     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Iowa State University, Ames.
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MeSH Terms
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholism / psychology,  rehabilitation*
Family / psychology
Family Therapy*
Internal-External Control
Middle Aged
Personality Inventory / statistics & numerical data
Grant Support

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