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Therapeutic Communities for Addictions: A Review of Their Effectiveness from a Recovery-Oriented Perspective

1Department of Orthopedagogics, Ghent University, H. Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
2Boonshoft School of Medicine, Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research (CITAR), Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
3Oxfordshire Complex Needs Service, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Manzil Way, Oxford OX4 1XE, UK
4Faculty of Education, Health and Social Work, University College Ghent, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

Received 28 October 2012; Accepted 9 December 2012

Academic Editors: Vittorio Di Michele, Serdar Murat Dursun, and Toshiki Shioiri

Copyright © 2013 Wouter Vanderplasschen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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