Contingency management - Incentives for sobriety

Citation
St. Higgins et Nm. Petry, Contingency management - Incentives for sobriety, ALCOHOL R H, 23(2), 1999, pp. 122-127
Citations number
23
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Public Health & Health Care Science
Journal title
ALCOHOL RESEARCH & HEALTH
ISSN journal
1535-7414 → ACNP
Volume
23
Issue
2
Year of publication
1999
Pages
122 - 127
Database
ISI
SICI code
Abstract
Contingency management (CM), the systematic reinforcement of desired behavi ors and the withholding of reinforcement or punishment of undesired behavio rs, is an effective strategy in the treatment of alcohol and other drug (AO D) use disorders, Animal research provides the conceptual basis for using C M in AOD abuse treatment, and human studies have demonstrated the effective ness of CM interventions in reducing AOD use; improving treatment attendanc e; and reinforcing other treatment goals, such as complying with a medicati on regimen or obtaining employment.