ERIC Number: EJ308038
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Behavioral Marital Therapy for Male Alcoholics: Clinical Procedures from a Treatment Outcome Study in Progress.
O'Farrell, Timothy J.; Cutter, Henry S. G.
American Journal of Family Therapy, v12 n3 p33-46 Fall 1984
Compares behavioral with interactional couples group therapy for male alcoholics (N=36). Behavioral methods included rehearsal and weekly homework assignments, such as contracting, shared recreation, caring behaviors, communication skills, and negotiation. Both methods were effective, but preliminary results showed communication skills training was rated as especially helpful. (JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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