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  • intervention
  • There are two intermediate intervention goals for every family: helping the adolescent achieve an interdependent, developmentally appropriate attachment bond to parents and family, and helping the adolescent build strong connections and achieve success in critical systems outside of the family, including school/vocational training, prosocial peer groups, recreational pursuits, and other positive outlets such as spiritual supports. (crimesolutions.gov)
  • treatment
  • Family-based treatment has been adapted for bulimia nervosa and showed promising results in a randomized controlled trial comparing it to supportive individual therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • In today's environment of limited time resources for treatment of chemically dependent adults and the need for more economically advantageous treatment that is empirically proven effective, treatment providers should consider using multifamily therapy groups as opposed to individual family therapy sessions. (addictionpro.com)
  • Using multifamily therapy groups is one concept that has not been applied much to the treatment of chemically dependent adults. (addictionpro.com)
  • Many treatment providers lack the time even to include individual family therapy sessions for their clients except in the most resistant or difficult cases where sustained recovery is impossible without family support. (addictionpro.com)
  • This review evaluates the evidence on the effects of brief strategic family therapy (BSFT) on drug use reduction for young people in treatment for nonopioid drug use. (sfi.dk)
  • Results: The results are mixed: BSFT does not seem to have better or worse effects on drug use frequency and family functioning than other treatments but has positive effects on treatment retention compared to control conditions. (sfi.dk)
  • parents
  • Today's American family as seen in chemically dependent adults could include spouses, common-law spouses, stepparents, biological parents, homosexual or cohabitating adults and/or their parents. (addictionpro.com)
  • Approach
  • In fact, many proponents of this approach would consider 'family problems' as part of the etiology of the AN. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Maudsley Approach opposes the notion that families are pathological or should be blamed for the development of AN. (wikipedia.org)
  • adults
  • For the purpose of this article the term "family" to participate in multifamily groups would mean any adults living with the chemically dependent client or who provide social or financial support to that person. (addictionpro.com)