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BT03 Short Course 28 - Brief Psychotherapy in Substance Use Disorders: The Role of Dual Diagnosis - Ralph H. Armstrong, MD


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Brief Therapy Conference |  Brief Therapy Conference 2003
Faculty:
Ralph Armstrong, MD
Duration:
1:37:13
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Original Program Date :
Dec 13, 2003
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Motivation is crucial to successful recovery from Substance Use Disorders. Fifteen DSM IV conditions reduce the motivation needed to bond with programs that assist in abstinence. Child abuse and neglect are frequent in substance abusers, and a conceptualization of its role in substance abuse is given. Therapy for sequelae such as schizoid personality, resentment, pessimism and others are described. with treatment of Axis I and II disorders accomplished, and the effects of abuse/neglect allayed, involvement with 12 step programs is more likely.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To describe the role of abuse/neglect in substance use disorders.
  2. To describe how to diagnose and treat Schizoid Personality Disorder is substance use disorders briefly.

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*

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