Working with Family and Significant Others

  • Antoine Douaihy
  • H. Patrick Driscoll


This chapter discusses the impact of addiction on family members and concerned significant others (CSO). It addresses the myths about families and addiction. Outcomes are significantly improved by involving a CSO. Practical applications of family based-interventions are reviewed.


Families CSOs CRAFT Family-based interventions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antoine Douaihy
    • 1
  • H. Patrick Driscoll
    • 1
  1. 1.Western Psychiatric Institute and ClinicUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA

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