Relapse prevention is a cognitive-behavioral approach with the goal of identifying and preventing high-risk situations such as substance abuse, obsessive-compulsive behavior, sexual offending, obesity, and depression. Furthermore, relapse prevention is an important component in the treatment process of alcoholism, or alcohol dependence.
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... Cognitive behavioral therapy, also known as relapse prevention, has been shown to reduce recidivism in contact sex offenders ... to increase the likelihood of sexual offenses against children, and "relapse prevention" is the most common type of cognitive behavioral treatment ... The techniques of relapse prevention are based on principles used for treating addictions ...
... in three areas harm reduction, brief interventions, and relapse prevention ... in Behavioral Research and Treatment (1978), Relapse Prevention Maintenance strategies in the treatment of addictive behaviors (1985, 2005), Assessment of Addictive Behaviors (1985 2005), Addictive ...
... Relapse prevention attempts to group the factors that contribute to relapse into two broad categories immediate determinants and covert antecedents ... are the environmental and emotional situations that are associated with relapse, including high-risk situations that threaten an individual’s sense of ... Covert antecedents, which are less obvious factors influencing relapse, include lifestyle factors such as stress level and balance, and urges and cravings ...
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