Columbia University Medical Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
Online Intervention Improves Outcomes in Substance Abuse
April 24, 2014

An Internet-based behavioral intervention may improve treatment outcomes in individuals who are dependent on drugs or alcohol, new research suggests...A large, randomized controlled trial (RCT) of more than 500 adult outpatients seeking treatment for substance abuse showed that those who received 12 weeks of Therapeutic Education System (TES) plus individual and group counseling had a significantly greater rate of abstinence and a lower dropout rate than their counterparts who received 12 weeks of individual and group counseling (treatment as usual).

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