Psychosocial interventions to reduce use in female drug-using offenders

Summary of the evidence

Rating
  • Unknown effectiveness

Psychosocial interventions for female drug-using offenders were found in a systematic review (Perry et al., 2015a) to have no significant effect (in different types of comparisons) in:

  • reducing drug use

Interventions examined included collaborative case management, interpersonal psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural skills, single computerised intervention, dialectic behavioural therapy and case management and therapeutic community.

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