Jornal Brasileiro de Psiquiatria
versão impressa ISSN 0047-2085
MATHIAS, Ana Carolina Robbe e CRUZ, Marcelo Santos. Benefits of cognitive behavior techniques in group therapy for alcohol and drug abuse. J. bras. psiquiatr. [online]. 2007, vol.56, n.2, pp. 140-142. ISSN 0047-2085. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0047-20852007000200011.
Motivational Interviewing and relapse prevention are treatment approaches for individuals with alcohol or drug abuse problems. This article describes a group therapy treatment case, showing the association of both techniques. Each step of the treatment techniques is demonstrated and exemplified as long as their results. Results and advantages of the techniques are discussed.
Palavras-chave : Alcohol abuse; drug abuse; motivation; relapse.