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NCJ Number: 30923 Find in a Library
Title: BIOFEEDBACK APPLICATIONS TO DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT (FROM AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION - ANNUAL CONGRESS OF 18-22, 1974, 1975 - SEE NCJ-30907)
Author(s): K E LEBOW; B L ALLEN
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 9
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE USE OF BIO-FEEDBACK TECHNIQUES WITHIN THE DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT CENTER PROGRAM OF THE FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION AT LOMPOC, CALIFORNIA IS DESCRIBED
Abstract: BIO-FEEDBACK IS SAID TO PROVIDE A CONTROLLABLE MEANS OF ALTERING MOODS AND AWARENESS - TWO OF THE PRIMARY EFFECTS OF DRUG USE - WITH NO DANGER OF PHYSICAL DEPENDENCE. RESPONSE FROM INMATES AND STAFF IS SAID TO BE FAVORABLE, AND THE ATMOSPHERE OF THE TREATMENT CENTER IS SAID TO BE MORE COMFORTABLE AND LESS CONFRONTATIVE AS A RESULT. CORRECTION, 104TH - PROCEEDINGS - HOUSTON, TEXAS, AUGUST
Index Term(s): Biological influences; Drug dependence; Drug treatment programs; Federal correctional facilities
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