Title

Therapeutic Communities: Treatment Practices in View of Drug Dependency Theory

RIS ID

57446

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.

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