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Addictions Worksheets, Dual Diagnosis, and Relapse Prevention

Substance misuse frequently co-occurs with other mental health conditions. For example, rates of PTSD amongst individuals misusing substances has been reported to be as high as 50% (Reynolds et al, 2005). A variety of psychological approaches are used in addictions work including relapse prevention, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused brief therapy.

  • Drinking motives questionnaire | Cooper, Russell, Skinner, Windle | 1992
    • Scale  download  archived copy
    • Cooper, M. L., Russell, M., Skinner, J. B., & Windle, M. (1992). Development and validation of a three-dimensional measure of drinking motives. Psychological Assessment,4,123-132.
  • Drinking motives questionnaire – adolescent | Cooper | 1994
    • Scale  download  archived copy
    • Cooper, M.L. (1994). Motivations for alcohol use among adolescents:  Development and validation of a four-factor model.  Psychological Assessment, 6,117-128.
  • Leeds Dependence Questionnaire | Raistrick, Bradshaw, Tober, Weiner, Allison, Healey | 1994
    • Scale  download  archived copy
    • Raistrick, D.S., Bradshaw, J., Tober, G., Weiner, J., Allison, J. & Healey, C. (1994) Development of the Leeds Dependence Questionnaire, Addiction, 89, pp 563-572.
  • Maudsley Addiction Profile (MAP) | Marsden, Gossop, Stewart, Best, Farrell, Lehmann, Edwards, Strang | 1998
    • Scale  download  archived copy
    • Marsden, J. Gossop, M. Stewart, D. Best, D. Farrell, M. Lehmann, P. Edwards, C. & Strang, J. (1998) The Maudsley Addiction Profile (MAP): A brief instrument for assessing treatment outcome, Addiction 93(12): 1857-1867.
  • Readiness to Change Questionnaire (RTQ) | Heather, Rollnick | 1993
  • Severity of Dependence Scale | Gossop, Darke, Griffiths, Hando, Powis, Hall, Strang | 1995
    • Scale  download  archived copy
    • Gossop, M., Darke, S., Griffiths, P., Hando, J., Powis, B., Hall, W., Strang, J. (1995). The Severity of Dependence Scale (SDS): psychometric properties of the SDS in English and Australian samples of heroin, cocaine and amphetamine users. Addiction 90(5): 607-614.
  • Stages of Change Readiness and Treatment Eagerness Scale (SOCRATES) | Miller, Tonigan | 1996
    • Scale  download  archived copy
    • Miller, W. R., & Tonigan, J. S. (1996). Assessing drinkers’ motivation for change: the Stages of Change Readiness and Treatment Eagerness Scale (SOCRATES). Psychology of Addictive Behaviors10(2), 81.

Treatment manuals

  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy Manual | Miller, Zweben, DiClemente, Rychtarik | 1995 download archived copy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Coping Skills Treatment Manual: A clinical research guide for therapists treating individuals with alcohol abuse and dependence | Kadden, Carroll, Donovan, Cooney, Monti, Abrams, Litt, Hester | 2003 download archived copy
  • Clinical guidelines for implementing relapse prevention therapy | Marlatt, Parks, Witkiewitz | 2002 download archived copy
  • A cognitive-behavioral approach: Treating cocaine addiction | Carroll | 1998 download archived copy
  • Addictions and trauma recovery | Janina Fischer | 2000 download archived copy

Information handouts

  • Cognitive behavioral & relapse prevention strategies | UNODC | 2007 download archived copy
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy for substance abuse | Richie | 2013 download archived copy
  • The great porn experiment – TED lecture | Gary Wilson
  • Yourbrainonporn – contains useful information about neurobiology of addition  link
  • Brownell, K. D., Marlatt, G. A., Lichtenstein, E., & Wilson, G. T. (1986). Understanding and preventing relapse. American Psychologist41(7), 765. download
  • Hendershot, C. S., Witkiewitz, K., George, W. H., & Marlatt, G. A. (2011). Relapse prevention for addictive behaviors. Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy6(1), 17. download
  • Larimer, M. E., Palmer, R. S., Marlatt, G. A. (1999). An overview of Marlatt’s Cognitive-Behavioural Model. Alcohol Research and Health, 23(2), 151-160 download archived copy
  • Marlatt, G. A., & Witkiewitz, K. (2005). Relapse prevention for alcohol and drug problems. download archived copy
  • Volkow, N. D., Koob, G. F., & McLellan, A. T. (2016). Neurobiologic advances from the brain disease model of addiction. New England Journal of Medicine, 374(4), 363-371 download

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