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Title: Group Intervention for Concurrent Disorders Involving Substance Abuse and Psychosis Appears to be an Effective Way of Providing an Integrated Service
Authors: Jackson, Jennifer

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Keywords: Cannabis
Substance abuse
Schizophrenia
Group Psychotherapy
Issue Date: 2005
Abstract: CLINICAL QUESTION: Is group intervention effective in reducing marijuana use in patients who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis? CLINICAL BOTTOM LINE: Group intervention for dual diagnosis appears to be an effective way to provide an integrated approach to treatment for psychotic substance abusers. Randomised Control Trials with longer follow up periods and larger sample sizes are need to determine the effectiveness of group intervention in reducing marijuana use in individuals experiencing their first psychotic episode.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1974/220
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