Brief Strategic Family Therapy for Adolescent Drug Abuse

Brief Strategic Family Therapy for Adolescent Drug Abuse
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Therapy Manuals for Drug Addiction (Evidence-Based Practice)

Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT) is a brief intervention used to treat adolescent drug use that occurs with other problem behaviors. These co-occurring problem behaviors inlcude conduct problems at home and at school, oppositional behavior, delinquency, associating with antisocial peers, aggressive and violent behavior, and risky sexual behavior.

NIH Pub. No. 03-4751 Printed August 2003

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José Szapocznik, Ph.D. Olga Hervis, M.S.W., L.C.S.W. Seth Schwartz, Ph.D.

Center for Family Studies Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences University of Miami School of Medicine

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health National Institute on Drug Abuse 6001 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, Maryland 20892