A Cognitive-behavioral approach: Treating cocaine addiction
by Kathleen Carroll
Publisher: National Institutes of Health 2000
Number of pages: 137
Cognitive-behavioral coping skills treatment is a short-term, focused approach to helping cocaine-dependent individuals become abstinent from cocaine and other substances. The underlying assumption is that learning processes play an important role in the development and continuation of cocaine abuse and dependence. These same learning processes can be used to help individuals reduce their drug use.
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