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Adamson, S.J., Sellman, J.D. & Glenys, M.D. (2005). Therapy preference and treatment outcome in clients with mild to moderate alcohol dependence. Drug and Alcohol Review, 24. 209-216. doi: 10.1080/09595230500167502 Click to view article 


Birky, I. (2005). Evidence-based and empirically supported college counseling center treatment of alcohol related issues. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 20(1), 7-21. doi:10.1300/J035v20n01_02 Click to view article


Bottlender, M. & Soyka, M. (2006). Efficacy of an intensive outpatient rehabilitation program in alcoholism: Predictors of outcomes 6 months after treatment. European Addiction Research, 11, 132-137.  doi: 10.1159/000085548 Click to view article 


Freyer-Adam, J. Beate, C., Bischof, G., Baumeister, S., Rumpf, H., John, U., & Hapke, U., (2008). Predicting utilization of formal and informal help among general hospital inpatients with alcohol use disorders. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research 17(1), 70-75. doi: 10.1002/mpr.252 Click to view article


Howard, M. & Vaughn, M. (2004). Integrated psychosocial and opioid-antagonist treatment for alcohol dependence: A systematic review of controlled evaluations. Social Work Research, 28(1), 41-53. doi:1076-5309/04 Click to view article


Kelly, J.F., Magill, M. & Stout, R.L. (2009). How do people recover from alcohol dependence? A systematic review of research on mechanisms of behavior change in alcoholics anonymous. Addiction Research and Theory, 17(3), 236-259. doi: 10.1080/16066350902770458 Click to view article


Lieberman, D. (2005). Clinical characteristics of individuals using an online alcohol evaluation program. American Journal on Addictions, 14, 155-165. doi: 10.1080/10550490590924818 Click to view article


Long, C. G., Kidger, T. & Hollin, C. R. (2001). The evolution of an evidence-based programme for problem drinking: treatment components. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 8(6), 458-467. doi: 10.1002/cpp.300 Click to view article


McCrady, B., Epstein, E., & Kahler, C. (2004). Alcoholics anonymous and relapse prevention as maintenance strategies after conjoint behavioral alcohol treatment for men: 18-month outcomes. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72(5), 870-878.  doi: 10.1037/0022-006X.72.5.870 Click to view article


Monti, P., Barnett, N., Colby, S., Gwaltney, C., Spirito, A., Rohsenow, D. & Woolard, R. (2007). Motivational interviewing versus feedback only in emergency care for young adult problem drinkers. Addiction, 102(8), 1234-1243. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2007.01878.x Click to view article


Scweizer, T.A. & Vogel- Sprott, M. (2008). Alcohol - impaired speed and accuracy of cognitive functions: A review of acute tolerance and recovery of cognitive performance. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology.16(3), 240-250. doi: 10.1037/1064-1297.16.3.240 Click to view article