-Methadone: artificial narcotic that helps heroin addicts w/ withdrawal symptoms
-Naltrexone: drug that blocks the high produced by alcohol and other opiates, like heroin
What are some behavioral approaches to substance use disorder treatment? (3)
-Contingency management programs: get rewarded for being sober/clean
-Aversive conditioning: painful stimuli are paired with substance abuse
-Social skills training: teaches people what responses/personalities to have in social setting so they don't use (ex: assertiveness training for alcoholics to fend off social pressure to drink)
Who are Linda and Mark Sobell, and what did they do?
-Did a study to see if it was better to have alcoholics become abstinent or reduce to moderate drinking habits -Study found that moderate drinkers did better than abstinence -Very controversial study that was challenged by many who tried to discredit it
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