Home > Psychosocial interventions for retention in drug abuse treatment (Protocol).

Dalsbø, Therese K and Hammerstrøm, Karianne T and Vist, Gunn E and Gjermo, Hanne and Smedslund, Geir and Steiro, Asbjørn and Høie, Bjørg [The Cochrane Library] . (2010) Psychosocial interventions for retention in drug abuse treatment (Protocol). London: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (1) DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008220

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This is a protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
The objective is to assess the effects of psychosocial interventions for retention in drug abuse programs. The main outcome of interest is drop out.

1. To summarise and critically appraise the current evidence of interventions targeting drop out among drug addicted persons in any form of drug abuse program
2. To compare these drop out interventions against one another or comparing them to control interventions (placebo or no intervention).

Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Protocol
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:Psychosocial treatment method
Source:The Cochrane Library
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Place of Publication:London
Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care administration > Health care quality control
HJ Treatment method > Treatment outcome
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Drugs and alcohol in general
HJ Treatment method > Psychosocial treatment method

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