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Integrated Versus Parallel Treatment of Co-occurring Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders

Author(s): Laurel F. Mangrum, Ph.D., Richard T. Spence, Ph.D., Molly Lopez, Ph.D.
Teaser: Research showing positive results of integrated co-occurring disorders treatment
Link: http://www.journalofsubstanceabusetreatment.com/article/S0740-5472(05)00201-1/abstract exit disclaimer

This study examines treatment outcomes of individuals with co-occurring disorders. Individuals were assigned to an integrated or parallel treatment condition. The integrated group achieved greater reductions in the incidence of psychiatric hospitalization and arrest. The results of this study demonstrate decreased use of crisis-oriented services as a result of integrated co-occurring disorders treatment.

Date retrieved: 1/14/11
Year published: 2006
Resource type: Journal article