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Sarlin, Eric (2018) Stressful experiences affect likelihood of remission of drug dependence, continued drug use, and relapse. NIDA Notes, .

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Summary of article from Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.

This study:
• Showed that stressful life events are associated with reductions in a person’s chances of becoming or remaining abstinent from drugs for at least 3 years.
• Suggests that coping with stress and negative affect play an important role in relapse prevention for addictive behaviors.


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