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Harada, Takayuki and Tsutomi, Hiroshi and Mori, Rintaro and Wilson, David B [The Cochrane Library] . (2018) Cognitive‐behavioural treatment for amphetamine‐type stimulants (ATS)‐use disorders. London: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (12) DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011315.pub2

URL: https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/1...

The aim of this Cochrane review was to find out whether cognitive‐behavioural treatment (CBT) is effective to treat people with amphetamine‐type stimulants (ATS)‐use disorders. Researchers in the Drugs and Alcohol Group of Cochrane collected and analysed all relevant studies to answer this question and found two studies.

The review authors found two eligible studies. Both studies were conducted in Australia. One study compared a single session of brief CBT to a waiting‐list control where participants received no treatment during the study period. One study compared web‐based CBT to a waiting‐list control. Both studies were funded by the Australian Government of Health and Ageing. The review showed that when participants received CBT, compared to waiting‐list control, there was no difference. There was insufficient evidence to conclude that CBT was effective or ineffective at treating ATS‐use disorders.

Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Review
Drug Type:CNS stimulants
Intervention Type:AOD disorder treatment method, Psychosocial treatment method
Source:The Cochrane Library
Date:December 2018
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Place of Publication:London
Subjects:B Substances > CNS stimulants
B Substances > CNS stimulants > Amphetamines
HJ Treatment method > Treatment outcome
HJ Treatment method > Directive and nondirective therapy > Psychoanalytic therapy > Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Treatment and maintenance > Treatment factors

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