Latest developments in causes and treatments




What Is Addiction?

The definition of addiction has several parts, and the ways they are assembled often determine the course of treatment.

The Community Reinforcement Approach for Substance Use Disorders

Developed in the 1970s and refined in the 1990s, the Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) is inexpensive and effective.

Contingency Management Comes of Age

Contingency management — the practice of paying rewards for compliance with addiction treatment programs — is so successful it’s finally being adopted.