ERIC Number: EJ828899
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec
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Efficacy of Outpatient Aftercare for Adolescents with Alcohol Use Disorders: A Randomized Controlled Study
Kaminer, Yifrah; Burleson, Joseph A.; Burke, Rebecca H.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n12 p1405 Dec 2008
The effectiveness of active aftercare for adolescents with alcohol use disorders in maintaining treatment gains is evaluated. Findings show that active aftercare interventions were effective in slowing the posttreatement relapse of alcohol use in adolescents. Impacts of active aftercare on number of drinking days and heavy drinking days are also examined.
Descriptors: Drinking, Adolescents, Rehabilitation Programs, Clinics, Drug Rehabilitation, Alcohol Abuse, Program Effectiveness, Outcomes of Treatment, Intervention, Recidivism
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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