The Community-Reinforcement Approach

Miller, William R.; Meyers, Robert J.
June 1999
Alcohol Research & Health;1999, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p116
Academic Journal
Examines the effectiveness of the community-reinforcement approach (CRA) as a treatment for alcoholism. Several treatment components integrated by CRA; Factors that can influence treatment outcome; Evidence for the effectiveness of CRA in achieving abstinence. INSET: CRA and Special Populations.


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