First month dropouts (N = 49) and selfterminators (N = 89 with a 7.3 month average stay) of residential heroine addicts population of italian therapeutic community 'Cascina Verde' were interviewed until 7 years after treatment. Considering as success the individual's change life-style (that is drug-free, no access to methadone maintenance, no antisocial behavior or, at most, reentry into therapeutic community), it is shown that the percentage of such a success for selfterminators was 60% and was about 3 times larger than in dropouts for each year and for the entire period considered. The percentage of success was strictly related to length of time spent in treatment

Gori, E., Zardi, L., Clerici, M., Garini, R., Carta, I. (1986). A 7 years follow-up of young drug addicts participants in an Italian therapeutic community [follow-up s'etendant sur sept annees des jeunes toxicomanes apres traitement en une communaute therapeutique italienne]. PSYCHOLOGIE MEDICALE, 18(2), 283-286.

A 7 years follow-up of young drug addicts participants in an Italian therapeutic community [follow-up s'etendant sur sept annees des jeunes toxicomanes apres traitement en une communaute therapeutique italienne]

CLERICI, MASSIMO;
1986

Abstract

First month dropouts (N = 49) and selfterminators (N = 89 with a 7.3 month average stay) of residential heroine addicts population of italian therapeutic community 'Cascina Verde' were interviewed until 7 years after treatment. Considering as success the individual's change life-style (that is drug-free, no access to methadone maintenance, no antisocial behavior or, at most, reentry into therapeutic community), it is shown that the percentage of such a success for selfterminators was 60% and was about 3 times larger than in dropouts for each year and for the entire period considered. The percentage of success was strictly related to length of time spent in treatment
Articolo in rivista - Articolo scientifico
substance-related disorders, residential treatment
French
283
286
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Gori, E., Zardi, L., Clerici, M., Garini, R., Carta, I. (1986). A 7 years follow-up of young drug addicts participants in an Italian therapeutic community [follow-up s'etendant sur sept annees des jeunes toxicomanes apres traitement en une communaute therapeutique italienne]. PSYCHOLOGIE MEDICALE, 18(2), 283-286.
Gori, E; Zardi, L; Clerici, M; Garini, R; Carta, I
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