ERIC Number: EJ360552
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
The Issue of Stimulus Deprivation in Substance Abuse Residential Post-Detoxification Treatment.
Machell, David F.
Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, v32 n3 p47-48 Spr 1987
Illustrates the stimulus addiction chain experienced by a substance addicted person and recommends that substance abuse treatment agencies provide low-stimulus activity by controlling their use of high-stimulus structure and high-level recreational stimulus producers. Suggests quiet activities to help regulate stimulus and reinforce reflectiveness and introspection. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A