Transdermal alcohol monitors can be useful tools to support the treatment goals of contingency management-based alcohol programs, new research suggests. Addiction specialists sometimes use a therapeutic approach called contingency management to increase the odds that people in alcohol treatment programs will stick to those programs and improve over time. In a study published in December […]
You made it through detox and then an intensive course of addiction treatment or a stay at rehab, and here you are: sober. What does the next year hold for you? You may be wondering how you’ll get through tomorrow, let alone the next year. If you can get to one year sober, you will […]
A team of American researchers has assessed the impact that alcoholism has on an important higher-level mental skill known as social cognition, concluding that the social cognition-related consequences of alcohol dependence vary according to factors that include the gender of the person under consideration.