CBT

National Trainers Trained on Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) 12 and 15 in Turkmenistan

From 15-21 July 2019 team of national trainers from Turkmenistan attended the National Training of Trainers held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. There were 12 representatives of drug dependence treatment service of the Ministry of Health of Turkmenistan and non-profit organizations (ICAP 1 holders) trained on the two following courses of Advanced Level UTC: Course 12: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Course 15: Managing Co-Occurring Disorders Trainer-led presentations, small-group and reflective exercises, role-plays and case study discussions helped participants to

Nabiximols Combined with Motivational Enhancement/Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the Treatment of Cannabis Dependence

Citation
Trigo JM, Soliman A, Quilty LC, Fischer B, Rehm J, Selby P, et al. (2018) Nabiximols combined with motivational enhancement/ cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of cannabis dependence: A pilot randomized clinical trial. PLoS ONE 13(1): e0190768. https://doi.org/ 10.1371/journal.pone.0190768
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Abstract

Background

The current lack of pharmacological treatments for cannabis use disorder (CUD) warrants novel approaches and further investigation of promising pharmacotherapy. We previously showed that nabiximols (27 mg/ml Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)/ 25 mg/ml cannabidiol (CBD), Sativex®) can decrease cannabis withdrawal symptoms.