Affiliation: Ghent University
- Motivation and readiness for therapeutic community treatment: psychometric evaluation of the Dutch translation of the Circumstances, Motivation, Readiness, and Suitability scalesVeerle Soyez
Department of Orthopedagogics, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium
J Subst Abuse Treat 30:297-308. 2006..It is concluded that the Dutch translation of the CMRS and the CMR can be employed as a valid indicator of treatment motivation and readiness, although additional research concerning factorial structures is needed...
- The impact of a social network intervention on retention in Belgian therapeutic communities: a quasi-experimental studyVeerle Soyez
Ghent University, Department of Orthopedagogics, Ghent, Belgium
Addiction 101:1027-34. 2006..The primary objective of this research was to enhance retention in Therapeutic Community treatment utilizing a social network intervention...
- Problem severity profiles of substance abusing women in European Therapeutic Communities: influence of psychiatric problemsJoke De Wilde
Department of Orthopedagogics, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
J Subst Abuse Treat 26:243-51. 2004..They also have a more severe history of abuse. Women in therapeutic communities may need specific treatment interventions for their more severe psychiatric needs...
- The role of gender differences and other client characteristics in the prevalence of DSM-IV affective disorders among a European therapeutic community populationJoke De Wilde
Department of Orthopedagogics, Ghent University, H Dunantlaan 2, Ghent, B 9000, Belgium
Psychiatr Q 78:39-51. 2007..The study illustrates that not only gender but also other client characteristics should be taken into account when organizing treatment...
- The third generation of therapeutic communities: the early development of the TC for addictions in EuropeEric Broekaert
Department of Orthopedagogics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Eur Addict Res 12:1-11. 2006..The paper aims at systemizing information, scattered all over Europe and is the first stage in an ongoing study to record the development of the European TC movement and its influences...
- Two decades of "research-practice" encounters in the development of European therapeutic communities for substance abusersEric Broekaert
Department of Orthopedagogics, Ghent University, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
Nord J Psychiatry 56:371-7. 2002..The role of "grey" literature and the availability of information through the Internet will become more and more important in the communication between researchers and practitioners...
- Informant agreement in the assessment of disruptive behavior disorders in detained minors in Belgium: a diagnosis-level and symptom-level examinationOlivier Colins
Department of Special Education, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
J Clin Psychiatry 69:141-8. 2008..The objective of the current study was to examine parent-child agreement with regard to disruptive behavior disorders (with or without impairment) and disorder-related symptoms in detained male youths...
- Essential elements of treatment: a comparative study between European and American therapeutic communities for addictionIlse Goethals
Department of Special Education, Ghent University, Belgium
Subst Use Misuse 46:1023-31. 2011..Despite comparable perspectives, European traditional TCs (N = 11) scored significantly higher than their American predecessors (N = 11) on four SEEQ domains. Cluster differences were more pronounced in Europe than in America...
- The Biomed II IPTRP Project: Implementation of Diagnostic InstrumentsEric Broekaert
Department of Orthopedagogics, Ghent University, Belgium
Eur Addict Res 8:201-3. 2002