Dec 1, 1975

Issues in treatment efficacy research with alcoholics

Perceptual and Motor Skills
G K Piorkowski, E T Mann

Abstract

A variety of therapeutic strategies have been used in the treatment of alcoholic patients. Within this context, behavioral techniques have been widely employed with varying degree of effectiveness. This paper attempts to explore theoretically 2 widely used behavioral therapeutic methods, systematic desensitization and covert sensitization, along with traditional insight-oriented therapy. Possible merits and limitations of applying these treatment approaches to alcoholic patients are explored.

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Imagination
Alcohol Abuse
Logotherapy
Psychological Desensitization Therapy
Self-Criticism
Professional-Patient Relations
Dropouts
Attitude
Motivation
Behavior Therapy

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