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Therapeutic Communities: Treatment Practices in View of Drug Dependency Theory
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)
  • Donald C Iverson, University of Wollongong
  • Samuel S Wenger
RIS ID
57446
Publication Date
1-1-1978
Publication Details

Iverson, D. C. & Wenger, S. S. (1978). Therapeutic Communities: Treatment Practices in View of Drug Dependency Theory. Drug Forum: The Journal of Human Issues, 7 (1), 81-101.

Abstract
Therapeutic communities (TC's) have become a mainstay of the drug rehabilitation network, yet many important questions remain unanswered. A careful examination of the TC movement, its philosophies and practices, reveals a number of areas where changes are warranted in order to further increase their rehabilitation effectiveness.
Citation Information
Donald C Iverson and Samuel S Wenger. "Therapeutic Communities: Treatment Practices in View of Drug Dependency Theory" (1978) p. 81 - 101
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