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Stressful experiences affect likelihood of remission of drug dependence, continued drug use, and relapse.

Creator:

Eric Sarlin

Type: Article
Region: Republic of Ireland
Northern Ireland
Description:

Summary of article from Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. This study: â?¢ Showed that stressful life events are associated with reductions in a personâ?Ts chances of becoming or remaining abstinent from drugs for at least 3 years. â?¢ Suggests that coping with stress and negative affect play an important role in relapse prevention for addictive behaviors.

Date:

02/02/2018

Rights: Public
Suggested citation:

Eric Sarlin. (2018) Stressful experiences affect likelihood of remission of drug dependence, continued drug use, and relapse. [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/1146342 [Accessed: 22nd May 2019].

  

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