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Behavioral Therapy/Rural Sbstnc-Pa

Carl Leukefeld, Cynthia Brown, James Clark


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" The problems and needs of rural substance abusers vary from those of abusers in urban areas. Accordingly, the means of treatment must acknowledge and address these differences. Despite this call for specialized care, no theoretically grounded therapy has yet been made available to rural patients. Behavioral Therapy for Rural Substance Abusers, developed and piloted over three years by University of Kentucky faculty and staff and substance abuse counselors in rural eastern Kentucky, provides a.

University Press of Kentucky, 9780813109848, 224pp.

Publication Date: October 5, 2000

About the Author

Carl Leukefeld, professor at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, is a co-author of Reducing the Risks for Substance Abuse: A Lifespan Approach.Theodore Godlaski is assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.James Clark is a professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky.Cynthia Brown is a research assistant at the Center on Drug and Alcohol Abuse.Lon Hays is professor and chair of the department of psychiatry at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.